Forgotten Man: How Circus Circus's Bill Bennett Brought Middle America to Las Vegas

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When listing the top movers and shakers in the history of Las Vegas gaming, Steve Wynn, Kirk Kerkorian, and Howard Hughes inevitably garner a mention. But such a list is incomplete without Bill Bennett - the Forgotten Man. While Wynn and other resort operators catered to high-rollers, Bennett focused on middle-class Americans to fill his hotel rooms and play his slot machines. He transformed Circus Circus from a struggling curiosity into the Strip's most successful resort. Forgotten Man, told through in-depth interviews ...

Forgotten Man: How Circus Circus's Bill Bennett Brought Middle America to Las Vegas 2010, Stephens Press

ISBN-13: 9781935043324

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