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· visibility 7 · 14 May 2018

Did you know that the first casino licence owner in Las Vegas was a woman?

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Local news pappers were writing about her, Miss Socker was a respectable woman, mother and wife...
Did you know that the first casino licence owner in Las Vegas was a woman?
The casino industry pioneers from Las Vegas were not all mobsters.
In fact, the first legal licence was given to a woman named Maybe Stocker, in 1920 for the Northen Club .
Local news pappers were writing about her, Miss Socker was a respectable woman, mother and wife at that moment.
She opened the casino on her own name.
At the begining, her husband, Harold did not want to be asociated with her business.
She was the one to come up with the 5 first legal games in Las Vegas.
The 5 games were Draw Poker, Low-ball, Stud poker, 500 and Bridge .
So the first person to start the most profitable casino (legal) business in the gambling industry, despite those hard times, was not a he but a she.
· visibility 7 · 14 May 2018
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