Moulin Rouge breaks the color line

From the 1930s, Las Vegas casinos on the Strip and Downtown were racially segregated. In 1955, the Moulin Rouge opened on Bonanza Road, as the first major Las Vegas casino to welcome patrons of all races.

You can learn more about the Moulin Rouge in Roll the Bones: The History of Gambling

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