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Guy McAfee


Guy McAfee
Guy McAfee (1888-1960). "Guy McAfee breaks ground on the 91 Club in Las Vegas, 1939." by Los Angeles Daily News is licensed under CC BY 4.0.

In 1938, Guy McAfee arrived in Las Vegas. He bought the Pair-O-Dice Club on Highway 91 and renamed it 91 Club. He would later go on to own the Pioneer Club, Frontier, and S.S. Rex. In 1946, McAfee opened the Golden Nugget.

McAfee co-founded the township of Paradise and he is credited for naming the clubs and resorts on Highway 91, "The Strip".

Guy McAfee died at Sunrise Hospital in 1960.