“My father printed business cards for all of us. I was the Queen of Spades because I was the oldest.”
“...Local V.I.P.’s and Press were invited to a preview and buffet at the Four Queens Hotel and Casino, the day before the Grand Opening. . . . The following day, June 2, the place was teeming with wall-to-wall fun seekers, who had arrived to witness the official debut of this magnificent gaming center. Would you believe it was so jammed, they had to strain for enough room to cut the ribbon on the balcony, instead of at the street entrance, as was scheduled? A few of the gals who went in with bouffant coiffures came out looking like pressed Beatles...”
“The opening three days ago of the main floor of this 'majestic castle' in downtown Casino Center
adds another glittering jewel to the Las Vegas horizon.”
“...The Four Queens is installing its new revolving stage and has completed its cast of beauties... Rumors are beginning to flow about the impending shortage of cheesecake lovelies for the stage. ... It can’t be true that show biz is running out of comely damsels ... or can it..."
"...The Four Queens inked dancer Nick Navarro to choreograph the show set to bow on July 1st. Navarro was Juliet Prowse’s dancing partner during her Flamingo Hotel gig, last month"
"...The $250,000 Opening Celebration for the new Four Queens enters its last week with final giveaways set for noon, Saturday. The Grand Prize is a $25.000 home, free and clear, built to the winner’s specifications on the site of his choice anywhere in the U. S. A The second prize is a Keno bonus. It affords the winner the opportunity of winning up to $100 a week for the next 20 years and carries a $5.000 guarantee...”
“...Trans-World Airlines, Inc., officially opened its new ticket office on the mezzanine of the Four Queens Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas. The new office is the first airline ticket service to be provided the downtown area...”
"...The gaming commission approved... Barney Agren and Samuel Kalin for 100 shares in the Four Queens as co-executors in the estate of Abe Nabat..."
"...The Nevada Gaming Commission... approved yesterday; John D. Stewart, a superintendent in Wells-Stewart Construction Company, for two points in the Four Queens Casino. Stewart, son of another stockholder, C. D. Stewart will invest $80,000 in the new casino... also...deletion of three pan and two poker tables at the Four Queens....addition of three pan, one poker and one bridge table at McLaney’s Carousel..."
"...Mary Callahan was born Mary Green in Lexington Kentucky,.. she moved with her family to Cincinnati when she was a year and a half old and there she grew up... she married Tommy Callahan and eventually they came to Las Vegas where he worked at the Desert Inn and is now with the Four Queens...”
"...at Tommy Callahan's Four Queens ..has added attraction of the lovely and musically talented 'Dolls' in the lounge..."