The gaming industry became legalized in Nevada in 1931. The industry was strictly a world where only men participated throughout its early years. However, finding eligible men to work in the gaming establishments was increasingly difficult by WWII. Â Harold's Club, a local gaming establishment in Reno, was known as the first casino to begin employing women as gaming clerks and operators. This is the classified ad put in the Nevada State Journal by Harold's Club looking for women to be employed as clerks in August 1943.
"Harold's Club," Nevada State Journal, August 13, 1943, 9A.
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