Foreign News: Constantinople Casino

Where Sultans sat with their Sultanas, gamblers are to sit with their winnings.

The Yildiz Kiosk or Palace, former house of the Sultans of Turkey, was allegedly leased last week to a foreign amusement syndicate for an annual tribute of 300,000 Turkish pounds (about $165,000).

The Kiosk is to be turned into a casino on the lines of those at Monte Carlo and Nice. Hotel accommodations, cinemas, amusement parks, are also to be constructed. The Turks hope many people will come to Constantinople.


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