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PostHeaderIcon The Past And Present Of The Poker Game

If you are among the “old timers” of Las Vegas and you had the fortune to visit the capital of gambling back in the 70s, then you probably remember one of the main establishments of the Strip, the Circus Circus. This monumental tent playing to role of both hotel and casino that was opened to the public in ’68 was the favorite venue for family gamblers, because it also offered children’s entertainment in the arcade section as well as live circus performances. To put it simply, because parents didn’t want to feel too guilty or have their gambling activities interrupted by over-bored children, the solution presented by the pink striped Circus Circus was excellent. But you may be wondering what this establishment has to do with the history of poker.

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