History of the Loop

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Ron Dunn's Slot Machine Story
Authored by: darrendemers12 onTuesday, December 01 2020 @ 10:47 AM UTC
Back in the 30's and 40's the state of California allowed some gambling in the state, but left it up to the counties to decide what they would allow. Mono County said that it would allow Draw Poker and Slot Machines, as long as they were not in Bridgeport [the county seat]. antique wooden jewelry box , black faux fur scarf , medallion yellow , gold metal buttons , antique coin sell online , north star pendant , christ pendant , handmade coat korea , custom leather belt pouch , moon and star ring , plain silver anklets , best belly belt for pregnancy , seashell bracelet , round earrings online Right about 1945, Ron Dunn's father Louis Dunn, Bill Treglown [owner of Bills Grill] and Jim Bowen bought out the small operation of Ted Bloomer, an d started Mono Amusements co. They built this up to about 150 slot machines and had them in all the places they could in the county.