Strip Las Vegas Issue 75 featuring Crazy Girls, Veronica Ricci, Alyssa Reece, Sobieski Vodka, Absolut Vodka, Grey Goose, Vodka, King Ink, Spearmint Rhino, Hustler, Playboy, Penthouse, Cathy Zukimoto, Carrot Top, Las Vegas, Striplv, Sex, Pornstars

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(MINUTES FROM THE STRIP) 702-454-1110 CONCEALED FIREARM CLASSES (Privates Available) FREE FIREARM SAFETY CLASSES LADIES CLASSES TASER CLASSES PEPPER SPRAY CLASSES PRIVATE SHOOTING INSTRUCTION AVAILABLE FULL LINE RETAIL STORE: *Ammunition / *Pepper Spray / *Books / *Previously Owned Firearms / *Cleaning Kits / *DVDs / *Security Equipment / *Gun Cases / *Tasers / *Gun Locks / *Previously Owned Firearms – We Buy Guns OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 9am-6:30pm _____________________ striplvfeatures – issueseventyfive to prosper legally with the skills he had. McAfee already had a reputation in Vegas. People in Las Vegas knew who Guy McAfee was before he made his advent there. Guy McAfee embodied the casino owner of his day and Las Vegas started to put an ever-increasing emphasis on gambling. Upon arriving in Vegas, McAfee said in an interview: I came to Las Vegas, because I’m happily married, have a great-sized stake, and have decided to operate in a community where my business of gambling is a legal proposition. I’m not saying the Bowron administration made it too hot for me, for that wouldn’t be strictly true. I’ve cut myself a slice of a new kind of life. Get this straight, no one ran me out of Los Angeles. I’m pulling out because I want to and no other reason. Eager to pick up his business career where he had left off, the following year McAfee bought the Pair-O-Dice Club on Highway 91, which is now Las Vegas Boulevard, from the owners Frank and Angelina Detra. John Detra, the son of the owners, remembered Al Capone visiting his parents, planning to establish operations in Vegas before he was jailed. McAfee paid about $20,000 for the Pair-O-Dice Club. By then, he reportedly held $1 million in assets from California. He invested in refurbishing and improving the old Pair-O-Dice to meet the opulent standards of southern California clubs. McAfee renamed the club the “91 Club” and entertained the high-end clientele he had treated at the Clover Club. Always the opportunist, Guy delayed the club’s grand opening to coincide with Clark Gable’s infamous divorce in March of 1939. Gable was married at the time to oil heiress Ria Langham and was having an affair with Carole Lombard. The affair was kept quiet. The situation proved a major obstacle in Gable accepting the role of Rhett Butler in “Gone with the Wind”, but MGM head Louis B. Mayer sweetened the deal for a reluctant Gable, by giving him the money to settle a divorce agreement with Langham and marry Lombard. The news got out and went viral in those days. And, of course, Ria Langham had arrived in January 1939 to begin proceedings in Las Vegas, long enough to establish residency (6 weeks), in order to obtain a Nevada quickie divorce. While Langham was in Vegas, McAfee opened the 91 Club to capitalize on the national media spotlight on her divorce from Gable…a public relations coup. But McAfee’s reputation preceded him. Nevada’s then governor, Edward P. Carville, called Clark County District Attorney Roland Wiley and declared that someone of McAfee’s infamy should not run a Nevada casino. Wiley’s response, which was typical of the time, was that he could do nothing, because McAfee’s illegal gambling activities in California were legal in Nevada. McAfee believed his new club would succeed, because motorists from southern California, a market he knew, would use the highway and stop in Las Vegas. He expected to attract some of the same well-heeled people who gambled at his backroom clubs in Los Angeles. McAfee liked to tell others he foresaw a string of clubs and casinos someday opening alongside his place on the highway. McAfee had a strong desire to be legitimate. He was tired of being investigated and fodder for the scandal sheets. He came to Vegas because gambling and selling alcohol were legal. McAfee eventually sold the club to businessman R.E. Griffith, who built the Last Frontier around Club 91. McAfee set his energy to businesses on Fremont Street. McAfee opened the Frontier Club and a swanky bar called the Mandalay Room adjacent to it. The Mandalay had a South Seas theme and a storm-weathered, wooden dock-like façade and bamboo rails leading up a ramp to the entrance. McAfee’s Mandalay served tropical drinks and had an interior feature unique to the town, especially for 1940, a simulated “tropical storm” with raindrops falling amid faux lightning and thunder that patrons could watch from booths and a forty-five-foot bar. The Mandalay Room also was a stab at appeasing his second wife, June. June Brewster McAfee hated Las Vegas. She had been a star in New York in a sexy revue and had a successful career in Hollywood before meeting Guy. She loved the nightlife and the big city, and even Hollywood was a step down for her from New York City. Las Vegas was a dump, as

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