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World’s Biggest Bingo Hall

In the early 1980s, bingo halls on tribal lands throughout the United States exploded. These bingo halls generally did not follow state rules on maximum jackpots, so they were incredibly popular. They formed the foundation for today’s tribal gaming industry.

In 1984, the Otoe Missouria Indians opened what they billed as the world’s biggest bingo hall, the 6,000-seat Red Rock Bingo Palace in north-central Oklahoma.

You can learn more about tribal government gaming and the development of casinos on Indian reservations  in Roll the Bones: The History of Gambling

Go here to read an excerpt from the book, or learn where to buy your copy.

Then what is the new penny slots?

It’s official:Texas Hold ‘Em is the new bingo, at least according to the Cincinnati Post. Is this officially the moment that Hold’Em jumped the shark?
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