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Binion, Eldorado Resorts Donate $10,000

Binion, Eldorado Resorts Donate $10,000

On April 25, gaming industry legend Jack Binion and Eldorado Shreveport Management, operators of Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport in Louisiana, presented ,000 to the Institute for Global Outreach’s “Walk For Humanity” and the Odyssey Foundation Autism Resource Center. Eldorado Resorts founder Don Carano, Chief Executive Officer Gary Carano, General Manager Mike Whitemaine and 200 other guests attended the event.

Binion became president of Binion’s Horseshoe Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas at age 26. He hosted the first World Series of Poker in 1970, and was inducted into the American Gaming Association’s Gaming Hall of Fame in 2004 and the Poker Hall of Fame in 2005. Through the years, he has expanded the Horseshoe brand to regional casinos, including a location in Bossier City.

Said Gary Carano, “We are thrilled to welcome Jack back to Shreveport. He is the quintessential gentleman of the gaming industry, and his renowned warmth, hospitality and generosity will bring a much-needed spotlight to these worthwhile charities.”

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