Benny Binion and Binion’s Casino

In downtown Las Vegas on Fremont street you will find Binion’s casino and hotel. This was started and owned by a gambling icon and mob boss Lester “Benny” Binion.

On the south end of Las Vegas in the South Point hotel you can find a statue of Benny Binion on a horse and at the feet of the horse is a plaque that reads, “Benny Binion one of the city’s founding fathers and the man who brought the national finals rodeo to Las Vegas.”

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