Programming Schedule

April 2018
27th, 5:30-6:00pm: Reception—Gaming Lecture (AGA Series)
27th, 6:00-7:00pm: Nevada Gaming Lecture—Fireside Chat Neal Cobb and moderator, Dr. Michael Fischer—Harold’s Club

Harold’s Club was an icon in early legalized Nevada Gaming with an almost cult like following of both patrons and employees.
Here are some reasons why from a very unique perspective! When your father-in-law is Raymond I. Smith…

Join us for the next AGA Fireside Chat with Neal Cobb who will be discussing the early years of Harold’s Club with his amazing insight gleaned as both a family member and loyal employee of the Smith Family. Serving as Moderator for the evening is Dr. Michael Fischer, former Director of the Department of Cultural Affairs.

May 2018
12th, 10:00-4:00pm: Chip Dig & Gambling Collectibles Show

Are you interested and gaming and gambling memorabilia? Check out our Vendors tables to see or collect a memento from Nevada’s colorful gaming past.
An event not to miss!

Don’t miss an old article written by Guy Clifton about our AGA Chip Dig

Confirmed Vendors:

Steve Blust – Casino chips, Casino-related books and Casino playing Cards.

Bill Judge – Vintage Tahoe and Reno Casino Memorabilia (including Chips, China and Ashtrays)

Curt Squires – Casino Chips, Tokens and Casino Collectibles. He is looking to buy Dice, Chips and Tokens.

NorCal Casino Chip Club – Hold their monthly meeting and trade event, in conjunction with Chip Dig


History about Archives

The NHS American Gaming Archives collections were created in 2006 as a home for gambling history in both manuscript and artifact form. The archive’s collection includes manufacturer’s records and artifacts from the major gambling manufacturing companies that sold gaming paraphernalia throughout the United States and the Caribbean.