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Benny Binion
Birth: Nov. 20, 1904
Pilot Grove
Grayson County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 1989

Businessman. He was the founder of "Binion's Horseshoe Casino", and the father of Ted Binion, who later ran the casino, and Becky Binion Behan, the current owner. He came to Las Vegas in 1946, became part owner of the Las Vegas Club for a short time, then opened the Horseshoe in 1951. He later bought the Mint Hotel, next door to the Horseshoe, and made the Horseshoe a hotel-casino. His casino was famous for accepting bets of any size. He brought the National Finals Rodeo and the World Series of Poker to Las Vegas. In spite of courting high rollers, he also comped the little player. He also was the first one to provide limousine service from Las Vegas airport for high rollers at his hotel. A statue of him on a horse is in Las Vegas, not far from the Horseshoe Hotel. 
 
Burial:
Bunkers Eden Vale Cemetery
Las Vegas
Clark County
Nevada, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Alan Lopez
Record added: Oct 30, 2002
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