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BINION'S HORSESHOE COLLECTION


Table of Contents:

Binion Family and Friends

Horseshoe Hotel & Casino

Million Dollar Display

Quarter Horse Sale

Poker Events

Binion Ranch

Rodeos

Binion's Horseshoe Stagecoach

Miscellaneous


Binion Family and Friends

0001 [Probably Teddy Jane and Benny Binion, August 1943.]
(Teddy Jane was Binion's wife.)
0002 Teddy Jane Binion, left (?) Other woman not identified. Photo taken
in Colorado, August 1943.
0003 Unidentified. Probably Binion family members. (c. 1943)
0004 Benny Binion seated at poker table, hands folded, facing camera. Taken
during Horseshoe World Series of Poker. (c. 1980s)
0005 Benny Binion (center), standing in front of his Horseshoe Hotel on Fremont
Street, Las Vegas, Nevada. (4.17/68)
0006 Benny Binion (left) and his actor friend Chill Wills, standing near Wills' car
which is on display. The car has huge animal horns mounted on the front end
and a horseshoe for a hood ornament. (c. 1960s)
0007 Benny Binion (left) and actor friend Chill Wills. (c. 1960s)
0008 Actor Chill Wills (left) with Benny Binion. (c. 1960s)
0009 Chill Wills (left) and Benny Binion (right). C. 1960s
0010 Benny Binion (left) and Chill Wills (right) seated on the back of the seat
in Will's convertible. (c. 1960s)
0011 Chill Wills (left), Benny Binion (right) standing in front of Wills' convertible.
(c. 1960s)
0012 Chill Wills (center) and Benny Binion (right) standing on Fremont street in front
of the Horseshoe Hotel & Casino. (1968)
0013 Jack Binion (left) with U.S. Senator Howard Cannon (Nev.), (center).
(c. 1970s?)
0014 Benny Binion (left) on horseback. (c. 1960s)
0015 Jack Binion (left). Other man unidentified.
0016 Jack Binion (right).
0017 Teddy Jane Binion (left) with her husband Benny Binion at a birthday or
anniversary celebration. (n.d.) Lady at right is probably their daughter Becky.
0018 Teddy Jane Binion at right. Standing by a display depicting cowboy and
cowgirl dolls in front of the $1,000,000 Binion's Horseshoe. (n.d.)
0019 Benny Binion (left) with son Ted Binion. (c. 1960s-1970s) (OVERSIZE)
0020 Benny Binion. (c. 1960s-70s) (OVERSIZE)
0021 Benny Binion (n.d.)
0022 Benny Binion (right) during a CBS interview. (n.d.) (OVERSIZE)

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Horseshoe Hotel & Casino

0023 Horseshoe Hotel & Casino-interior view. Shows guests, slot machines,
and entrance to bar. (c. 1940s-50s?)
0024 Horseshoe Casino interior. (no date)
0025 Horseshoe Club interior-guests playing bingo. (c. 1940s-50s?)
0026 Horseshoe Club interior-guests playing bingo. (c. 1940s-50s?)
0027 Horseshoe Club interior-coffee shop or restaurant. (c. 1940s-50s?)
0028 Interior view of Horseshoe Hotel & Casino. (no date)
0029 Horseshoe Casino-interior-slot machines in view. (no date)
0030 Interior view of Horseshoe Casino-stained glass skylight. (n.d.)
(color photo)
0031 Horseshoe Club-Las Vegas, Nev., before completion of the sign.
(July 12, 1961)
0032 Parking garage at Binion's Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nev. (Dec. 1962)
0033 Horseshoe Club, Mint Hotel, Hotel Fremont in downtown Las Vegas. (c. 1966)
0034 Horseshoe Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas Nev. Hotel Fremont at far right.
Chill Wills (2nd from left); Jack Binion (2nd from right).
0035 Horseshoe Hotel and Casino-parking garage. (c. 1960s-70s)
0036 Billboard advertising the Horseshoe in downtown Las Vegas. (color photo)
(c. 1960s-70s)
0037 Billboard advertising the Horseshoe. (color photo) (c. 1960s-70s)
0038 Fireworks display above the Union Plaza Hotel at the end of Fremont Street,
Las Vegas Nevada. Binion's Horseshoe Casino and the Golden Nugget
Gambling Hall can also be seen. (c. 1980s?)

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Million Dollar Display

0039 Million dollar cash display at Binion's Horseshoe, Las Vegas. One hundred
$10,000 bills are encased in bullet-proof glass and hang inside an 8 foot, 2,000
pound golden horseshow. Visitors could have their photograph taken in front
of the display. (c. 1960s-70s)
0040 Benny Binion and his daughter Becky posing next to the Million Dollar
Horseshoe at the Horseshoe Casino. (c. 1969)
0041 Two Horseshoe Club security guards pose in front of the million dollar
horseshow display.
0042 Chill Wills (left) standing with an unidentified man in front of the Million
Dollar Horseshoe at Binion's Horseshoe Casino.
0043 Jack Binion (2nd from right) awarding cash prizes to customers in his hotel.
They are standing in front of the million dollar display at the Horseshoe.
(February 1970)
0044 L-R: Jack Klugman, Benny Binion, Merv Griffin on the Merv Griffin TV
show. (1960s-70s)
0045 L-R: Benny Binion, Chills Wills (guests of Merv Griffin-at right), on his
TV show.
0046 Another view of the "Merv Griffin Show" which featured Jack Binion and the
$1,000,000 display from Binion's Horseshoe. Zsa Zsa Gabor (right). Jack
Binion is shaking hands with host Merv Griffin. (c. 1971)
0047 L-R: Security guard, Merv Griffin, Jack Binion, Zsa Zsa Gabor with
million dollar display on the "Merv Griffin Show". (c. 1971)
0048 L-R: Zsa Zsa Gabor, security guard, Merv Griffin, Jack Binion. The
"Merv Griffin Show" TV show. Guard is holding the $1,000,000 display
from Binion's Horseshoe Casino. (c. 1971)
0049 Jack Binion of Binion's Horseshoe Casino is followed by security guards as he
carries the $1,000,000 display through the casino. (c. 1971)
0050 Photographers film Jack Binion holding a million dollars. It was a display at his
Horseshoe Casino, Las Vegas. (c. 1971)

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Quarter Horse Sale

0051 Benny Binion (standing, center) at a quarter horse sale in front of his Horseshoe
Casino. (April 17, 1968)
0052 Quarter horse sale in front of Binion's Horseshoe. (April 17, 1968)
0053 Quarter horse sale, Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nev. (Apr. 17, 1968)
Mint Hotel, Horseshoe Casino, and Hotel Fremont shown.
0054 Quarter horse sale, Fremont Street in front of Binion's Horseshoe.
(April 17, 1968)

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Poker Events

0055 Benny Binion (in black jacket) standing by poker table in his Horseshoe
Hotel and Casino. (n.d.)
0056 Horseshoe president Jack Binion standing at end of table. (c. 1960s or 1970s)
0057 Doyle Brunson (known as "Texas Dolly"), seated at end of table, (bald man
with dark-rimmed glasses) won $300,000 in this 7th World Series of Poker held
at the Horseshoe Casino in Las Vegas. (1976)
0058 Adrian Doyle Brunson (known as "Texas Dolly") wins $300,000 at Horseshoe
Casino's World Series of Poker. (1976) Standing directly behind him is player
Eric Drache.
0059 Another view of Doyle Brunson (end of table) who won $300,000 in the
Seventh World Series of Poker, Horseshoe Casino, Las Vegas. (1976)
Probably Crandall Addington (standing, in white suit and hat).
0060 Players in the Horseshoe Casino's Seventh World Series of Poker. (1976)

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Binion Ranch

0061 Aerial view of Benny Binion's ranch northeast of Jordan, Montana. It is
a 250-section spread.
0062 Aerial view of Binion Ranch and surrounding land near Jordan, Montana.
0063 Aerial view of the Binion Ranch near Jordan in north-eastern Montana.
0064 Aerial vie of the Binion Ranch (near Jordan, Montana), Ranch buildings at left.

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Rodeos

0065 Benny Binion (left) with some of the rodeo champions, Las Vegas, 1968.
0066 Elks 36th annual Helldorado Rodeo. (c. 1970s) Bareback rider competes.
0067 Elks 36th annual Helldorado Rodeo, Las Vegas, Nev. (c. 1970s) Bareback
riding competition.
0068 Las Vegas (?) rodeo. (n.d.)

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Binion's Horseshoe Stagecoach

0069 Binion's Horseshoe stagecoach in Reno, complete with cowboys and Indians.
Driver in white hat most likely Chill Wills, actor and close friend of Benny
Binion. (n.d.)
0070 Binion's Horseshoe stagecoach. (n.d.)
0071 Binion's Horseshoe stagecoach participating in the 1984 Rodeo of Rodeos
"Make-A-Wish Cowboy Project". Little boy was the "Make-A-Wish
Cowboy", Clayton Browning. (Phoenix, Arizona)
0072 Binion's Horseshoe stagecoach. (n.d.)
0073 Binion's Horseshoe stagecoach. (Reno, Nev., 1981) (color photo)
0074 Binion's stagecoach in a parade in California (?). Chill Wills riding on
front (red shirt); probably Benny and Teddy Jane Binion on back. (n.d.)
(color photo)

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Miscellaneous

0075 Binion's Horseshoe Casino. (n.d.) (COLOR TRANSPARENCY ONLY)

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Updated: Monday, 17-Dec-2012 10:54:50 PST
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