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Quick Fact – Evidence? What Evidence?

Quick Fact – Evidence? What Evidence?

1934 When police raided an illegal gambling den in Kingston, Washington, one of the players present, Raymond Johnson, swallowed the dice. In court after his arrest, the judge gave him 30 days to “digest” and produce the dotted cubes. Unfortunately, it’s unknown how everything turned out in this case. Photo from freeimages.com: by Katinka Kober

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Quick Fact – Elko Casino Targeted

Quick Fact – Elko Casino Targeted

1934 After hiding somewhere in the building, a person robbed the Bank Club casino’s safe of $500 in silver change (about $9,000 today) between 4 and 6 p.m. on a Wednesday in early December. This particular Bank Club — a common name for Nevada gambling houses — was located in the town of Elko. The money belonged to Phil Heidt, who ran the club’s gaming.

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