304 Ogden

Las Vegas, NV


Honest John's Casino


In an April 10th, 1964 article it mentions that Arthur G. Grant, Norman G. Little, and Joseph Rashkov are approved for a non-restricted license for slot machines at Honest John’s Newsstand.     Arthur G. Grant  is approved for 50% of the slot machines at Honest John’s Newsstand.
Below is a terrific example of a piece of slot glass that has survived over the years. I'm not sure which of the locations of Honest John's it's from.
Honest John's slot glass
Honest John's Las Vegas Chips
The Ogden Street location of Honest John's probably did not have table games so these chips would have been used at the 2440 Las Vegas Blvd. South  location which was open  from 1963 to 1974.
I am showing them here just because I like them!
Honest John's Lucky Nickel coupon and paper chips
There were three locations for Honest John's and they used similar tokens and other items.
The 304 E Ogden Location was licensed for slots only. The chips to the left are fairly rare paper chips that you could trade in for "Lucky Jackpot Nickels" for use in their slot machines. 
Honest John's was not known for the quality of their gaming tokens!  Some were glued on paper tops with a rubber stamp text.
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