CUBA: A Game of Casino

Sparing neither velvet draperies, nor soft polish on exotic wood, nor white silk for the crapshooters' dinner jackets, the new casinos of Havana rate as the hemisphere's most alluring and elegant. Says a dice man in the deep-carpeted gaming room of the Hotel Nacional: "We are getting bigger bets than Las Vegas. All the real big Eastern crapshooters are coming down here to take a crack at us." And for all the real big Eastern hoods, running Havana gambling looks to be this winter's richest bonanza. Last week Manhattan District Attorney Frank Hogan dropped a suggestion that a yearning...

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