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90th anniversary of the legalization of gambling

Posted at 11:32 AM, Mar 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-19 20:20:01-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — 90 years ago today, gambling was legalized in the Silver State paving the way for its biggest industry.

Clark County and City of Las Vegas marked the occasion on Twitter.

On March 19, 1931, then Gov. Fred Balzar signed the law giving gambling the green light along with divorce!