MONACO: Cheap Joint

The uncrowned tsar of Monte Carlo, sleek, hard Casino Director René Léon, far more potent than fusty old Prince Louis of Monaco, was under withering fire last week from Monégasques who loudly demanded his scalp. On top of the wallop Depression gave Monte Carlo had come a second staggering blow, the decision of the French Government in 1933 to legalize roulette, hitherto a Monte monopoly, in France. Groggy from these two crushers, Director Léon faced last week the minute principality's irate National Assembly. Shouted a deputy who was promptly seconded by Mayor Louis...

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