|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: 1920-45
The business opened in 1913 as the Las Vegas Coffee House.
In 1920 Mayme Stocker renamed it the Northern Club, offering liquor and gaming when both were illegal. "Northern" was a well-known codeword among railroad workers for an establishment serving alcohol.
Monte Carlo Club: 1945-76
Coin Castle: 1976-99
By 1976, 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: 1999-2016
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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