Nevada Newsmakers

Host: Sam Shad

Gary Raffanelli Entertainer

"If you cashed your check you got two drink tokes and it was free."

- Gary Raffanelli, Entertainer discussing the 1970’s lounge scene where major entertainers played the casino lounges and the main room entertainers would be in the audience after their own shows. Back then comedians like Jay Leno could be enjoyed for $5 or less, per show. This was before corporate ownership of casinos shut that down.