The giant screens at some of the entrances, provide constant information about what's going on at the casino.
Las Vegas City History - 1929 -
The Las Vegas Review-Journal becomes a daily newspaper, reflecting the city's growth -- and the awareness of the potential for additional growth.
September 7: Work begins on the Boulder Dam. Settlers move to Las Vegas in hopes of working on the project, which is only 30 miles away. Between the fall of 1930 and the spring of 1931, more than 42,000 unemployed workers come to Las Vegas in hopes of landing one of the 5,000 jobs available during the Great Depression. Las Vegas markets itself as "The Gateway to the Boulder Dam."