Las Vegas, Nevada: Cowboy Benny Binion

Described at his funeral as "either the gentlest bad guy or the baddest good guy," Benny Binion was a convicted murderer, bigot, ex-con, and great innovator when it came to Las Vegas casinos. His bronze equestrian statue depicts him as a simple Texas cowboy, but he liked to wear shirts with gold coin buttons.

South Point Hotel Casino

Address:
9777 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
Directions:
South Point Hotel Casino. In the entrance hallway to the Equestrian Center.
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Benny Binion sculpture.

Cowboy Benny Binion

Interesting part of Las Vegas history. Very big statue, with both rider and horse following the rules and wearing indoor masks.

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Benny was casino trailblazer, as well as a convicted murderer, bigot, and ex-con. The detailed statue includes bronze versions of the gold coin buttons Benny had sewn onto his shirts.


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