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Winning Ticket

Date: 1993-08 

Description: "TV news people stand in front of the Fond du Lac Sentry store where the winning ticket was purchased."

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Winning Ticket

Date: 1993-08 

Description: "The media coverage was incredible when Les Robins and Colleen DeVries receive their checks."

Date: 1942-04 

Description: A man and woman posed at the bar in Nesbitt's Highway Tavern, on Highway 42, North of Kenosha. Gambling machines can be seen on the left.

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Winning Ticket

Date: 1993-08 

Description: "$110,000,000 Jackpot."

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a man holding five cards, all with the suit of hearts. He is wearing a plaid shirt and black vest with a red and black striped ba...

Date: 1919 

Description: A card dealer watches as Nick Delano (played by Warner Oland) shows Helene (Elsie Ferguson) to the gambling table in a scene still from the 1919 Famous Pla...

Date: 1942-08-05 

Description: Five women in an Iron County Jail cell after a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest warrants were for gambling and prostitution.

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Winning Ticket

Date: 1993-08 

Description: Sign congratulating the lottery winners at Gilles Frozen Custard Drive-in.

Date: 1945-03-03 

Description: Philip G. Fox, 513 Virginia Terrace, professor of business administration at the University of Wisconsin, with a slot machine. Professor Fox is a well-kno...

Date: 1942-08-04 

Description: A group of men involved in a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. The face of the arresting officer has been blacked out. The arrest warrants...

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Description: A night photograph of 'obscene' slot-machines in a penny arcade. On display are pennants on the wall, including "Iowa" and "Nebraska." Another machine hold...

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Buddy's Place

Date: 1942-02-27 

Description: Two women pose next to gambling machines at Buddy's Place, in the township of Rib Mountain. The bar operated as a house of prostitution.

Date: 1942-04-04 

Description: An illegal gambling machine in a dining area of a restaurant. A waiter is visible through a doorway on the left.

Date: 1942-08-04 

Description: A woman is led out by a State Agent during a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest warrants were for gambling and prostitution. The...

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Fish Creek Harbor

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Fish Creek from the east; the bluff rises on the left, the harbor is on the right. The cottage in the foreground with pergola and lattice...

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Miracle Mile Sign

Date: 1993-08 

Description: A sign regarding a $110,000,000 Jackpot.

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Indians Gambling

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Description: Indians gamble at the Warm Springs Agency in Oregon.

Date: 1935-06-10 

Description: Andrew Serstad, turnkey at the county jail, uses a sledge hammer to smash a confiscated slot machine with Sheriff Lawrence O. Larson looking on.

Date: 1942-07-04 

Description: State Agent (left, with face blacked out to prevent future identification) as he seized the operator of the roulette table at the Ritz Bar after a sweeping...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of children pose on tricycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths and crowds are visible in the background, including a game booth where you can "D...

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