|Location||Las Vegas, Nevada 89101|
|Address||15 East Fremont Street|
|Closing date||June 27, 2016|
|Total gaming space||3,200 sq ft (300 m2)|
|Owner||Derek and Greg Stevens|
|Previous names||Northern Club|
Northern Club: 1920-43Edit
The business opened in 1913 as the Las Vegas Coffee House.
In 1920 Mayme Stocker renamed it the Northern Club, offering liquor and gambling when both were illegal, during the Prohibition era. "Northern" was a well-known code word among railroad workers for an establishment serving alcohol.
Turf Club, Monte Carlo Club, 1940s-1960sEdit
In 1943, Turf Club replaced Northern Club. It ran only until 1945 when Wilbur Clark leased the club, renaming it the Monte Carlo Club. The Stockers continued to run the Northern Hotel on the second floor until 1949. Monte Carlo Club would close in 1956, but remain in business as a bar until the 1960s. The original building was razed after 1965. A new building was erected, where a Denny's diner opened c. 1967-1968, followed by Sam’s Roast Beef c. 1968-1969.
Coin Castle: 1970-99Edit
By 1970, the site was operating as the Coin Castle. Herb Pastor was approved to take over the Coin Castle and the nearby Golden Goose casino in 1977. Pastor would later also own the nearby Sassy Sally's casino and the Girls of Glitter Gulch strip club.
La Bayou: 1999-2016Edit
In April 2016, Derek and Greg Stevens, owners of the neighboring Golden Gate and Las Vegas Club casinos, purchased the three properties, and announced that the businesses would close on June 27. It was razed soon after.
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