124 Fremont

Las Vegas, NV

Western Casino  

1941 to 1942

New Western Casino

1942 to ?

Western Club




The Western Casino was open
from July 19, 1941 through
January 3, 1942
according to the Fuller Index.

It was located in the Apache Hotel building in the same location that would eventually become Binion's Horseshoe Club.

It replaced the Apache Casino.

It was licensed for slots, 21, roulette, Big 6 Wheel,
craps and CH(?)

A month after the Western Casino closed it reopened as the
New Western Casino
on February 2, 1942.

Here is an article from June 10, 1949 showing Benny Binion's associates in the venture were J. S. Pappas and Nick Dandolos.

Benny Binion and Nick "the Greek" Dandolos at the Grand Opening of the Horsehoe Club in 1951
Nick “the Greek” Dandolos had a small interest in  every Vegas casino Benny Binion was involved with including the Las Vegas Club, Westerner and Horseshoe. 
I have a picture of Benny and Nick together on the Horseshoe Grand Opening Page.

This property is not the
Westerner at 23 Fremont that Benny Binion operated from 1950 to 1962.

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