MODERN LIVING: Eight Days to Win

Cheating by the house had never been necessary in any of Las Vegas' plush gambling hotels because, so went the belief, the odds were so calculated that the house could not lose. But lately, some strange happenings have struck at both the moral and economic base of gambling in Las Vegas.

The Royal Nevada Hotel spent so much more on upkeep and entertainment to lure suckers than it made on gambling that it ran heavily into the red. On top of that, the Nevada Gaming Control Board last month accused the Royal Nevada of...

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