Don Laughlin

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Don Laughlin
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Don Laughlin at the Riverside Resort and Casino in July 2009
Born (1931-05-04) May 4, 1931 (age 88)
OccupationGambling Entrepreneur

Donald J. "Don" Laughlin (born May 4, 1931) is an American gambling entrepreneur, hotelier and rancher. The town of Laughlin, Nevada, is named after him.[1]

Laughlin moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, in the late 1950s and purchased his first casino, the "101 Club." By 1964, Laughlin had sold the 101 Club. He is known for owning the Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino.

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  1. Hashimoto, Kathryn; Fried-Kline, Sheryl (1995-05-01). Casino management for the 90's. Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co. p. 66. ISBN 978-0-7872-0483-9. Retrieved 24 June 2011.

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