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Cal Neva Club and Casino (Lake Tahoo)


Cal Neva Background Facts:
  • Once one of the coolest casinos in Nevada during the 1960s.
  • Was owned by Frank Sinatra from 1960 to 1963.
  • Frequented by Frank Sinatra & his Rat Pack pals.
  • Underneath the resort there were tunnels to Cal Neva which enabled mobsters & celebrities to attend the club without being seen by ordinary guests.
  • The picture opposite shows the showroom built by Frank Sinatra, where he and pals would often perform.
Closure of Cal Neva:
  • Recently has been seen as one of the older tired casinos.
  • Has closed now because it was not able to compete with the nearby Las Vegas Strip & Indian reservations.
Famous Cal Neva Patrons:
  • Dean Martin
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Joe DiMaggio
  • Marilyn Monroe - spent last weekend here, before her death in 1962.
  • Peter Lawford
  • Rat Packers
  • Sammy Davis Jr
Tags:
Cal Neva - Casino - Club - Dean Martin - Frank Sinatra - Joe DiMaggio - Lake Tahoo - Las Vegas - Marilym Monroe - Nevada - Peter Lawford - Rat Packers - Sammy Davis Jr


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