The Daily Frame

August 21, 2014
updated in the wee small hours of the morning

“Golden Nugget”
Photograph by Ellie Mendré.

“The Golden Nugget was originally built in 1946, making it one of the oldest casinos in the city. Jackie Gaughan at one time owned a stake in the hotel as part of his many downtown properties. Steve Wynn bought a stake in the Nugget, which he increased so that, in 1973, he became the majority shareholder, and the youngest casino owner in Las Vegas. … It was the foundation for Wynn’s rise to prominence in the casino industry.”

Text from Wikipedia.

A Texas transplant and resident of Las Vegas since 2002, Ellie Mendré is a massage therapist with interests in photography, sculpture & drawing. When not fearlessly exploring southern Nevada on her days off, she enjoys bocce, cats, antiquing & a good latte.

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