Sources: The Big Squeeze at Reno Casino

“Index of Nevada Gambling Establishments, 1931-1981,” by Harvey J. Fuller, The Coin Company of Nevada, Inc., Minden, 2008.

Nevada Gaming Control Board, Meeting Minutes, May 23, 1957; Dec. 16, 1963.

Nevada State Journal, “Many License Applications Get Attention,” July 27, 1956.

Nevada State Journal, “Permit Changes for 10 Casinos Given Approval,” Aug. 24, 1956.

Nevada State Journal, “Lake St. Gaming, Bar Permit Only Major Licensing Action Taken by Council Last Night,” Oct. 9, 1956.

Nevada State Journal, “Harry Chon of Reno, Beatty Casino Owners, Must Appear Before Gaming Control Board,” April 11, 1957.

Nevada State Journal, “Reno’s Cathay Club is Facing License Loss,” April 27, 1957.

Nevada State Journal, “Cathay Club’s License Lost,” May 24, 1957.

Nevada State Journal, “‘Unsatisfactory Operations’ In the Past Recalled,” June 27, 1957.

Nevada State Journal, “Game Board Studies Bids Today,” Dec. 5, 1963.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Mayor Breaks Tie to Deny Game License,” Aug. 28, 1956.