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Feeling Lucky, Saint Patrick?

What could be luckier to wear on Saint Patrick’s Day than these? A pair of vintage green shamrock-shaped key chain tags from the long gone Nevada Club in Las Vegas. I’d so make them into a pair of earrings!

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New Years Can Be Messy

Which is why casinos have napkins — special New Years Eve napkins, like this one from Caesar’s Palace.

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Original Caesars Palace Paintings Up For Auction

On November 17, 11 paintings previously created for the Poker Room at Caesars Palace will be auctioned off. The 11 paintings by LeRoy Neiman are from the 1980 series The Girls of Caesars Palace and feature women in casino scenes. … Continue reading

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Trumping Through Tarot Cards: Collecting & History, Part One

Called Boris Kobe’s Tarot Cards*, these cards date from 1945, when Kobe, a Slovenian architect and painter, was a political prisoner at the Allach concen Source: www.collectorsquest.com Part Two is here: http://www.collectorsquest.com/blog/2007/09/06/trumping-through-tarot-cards-collecting-history-part-two/ See on Scoop.it – Games People Play

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Not According To Hoyle

Pretty much everyone who has an interest in playing cards has heard the expression “according to Hoyle“. Edmond Hoyle’s writings also included backgammon and chess, but Hoyle was best known for his written works on the rules and play of … Continue reading

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Romantic Antique Poker Chips

Aren’t these the sweetest little vintage poker chips?! Antique embossed clay poker chips featuring Cupid’s Kiss, in red and ivory; via newport44.

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Harold’s Club 1964 Calendar Featuring Girls Of Fantasy

See on Scoop.it – Fashion & Other Girlie Gear wonderful-strange: “ pinuptown: Ren Wicks ” See on dpoptart.tumblr.com

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As Usual, A Lady Gambler Draws A Crowd

A lovely vintage photo of a woman playing Faro. Like Lady Luck herself, she draws a crowd of men. This authentic vintage casino photo is for sale from Hard Times Ranch.

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Don’t Forget The Kitty

An antique postcard that reminds you to take care of your kitty — the chips make it clear that it’s your gambling kitty.

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50 Las Vegas Casino Chips

A cool showcase at the LA Times.

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