Las Vegas Sun - Photograph : Claudine Williams

May 21, 2019

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Claudine Williams, who with her husband opened the Holiday Casino on the Strip on July 2, 1973, and continued to run it after he died in 1977 (it became Harrah's) has died. Williams became the first woman enshrined in the American Gaming Association Hall of Fame, in 1992.

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Claudine Williams, who with her husband opened the Holiday Casino on the Strip on July 2, 1973, and continued to run it after he died in 1977 (it became Harrah's) has died. Williams became the first woman enshrined in the American Gaming Association Hall of Fame, in 1992.