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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1991 - Residence Halls. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 31, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19959/show/19788.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1991 - Residence Halls. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19959/show/19788

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Transcript Flipping The Deck Back Tn The Roaring Twenties Heady gambling amidst the clan- All proceeds from the event went destine frivolity of the 1920s-style to scholarships and the financing of speak easy was apparent on Casino Camp Cougar, a two week summer Night 1991, said Lies Baghdadi, co- camp for the mentally and physi- chair of the event. cally handicapped children. Sponsored by the Residence Halls "Last year's event raised about Association, the event featured Las $3,000, but this years effort raised Vegas-style gambling, including well over 4,300, which helped enor- craps, roulette, blackjack, poker and mously towards the funding of keno games in the Houston, Regents and Embassy rooms of the University Center. " After you bought a ticket ($5 advance, $7 at the door) you handed it in and received $1 million of play money," Baghdadi said. "The money received was what you used to gamble with the entire night.,, All bets made in the Houston room were limited to $200,000, but the more experienced gamblers in the high stakes room were free to place bets at any level, he said. The object of the night was to accumulate as much money as possible for the auction at the end of the night. Around midnight, free hotel LADY LUCK IS ON YOUR SIDE AT CASINO NIGHT."Last year's event raised about $3,000, but this years effort raised well over $4,300," said RHA Treasurer Ruben Cantu. Photo by Tony Bullard. Camp Cougar," RHA Treasurer Ruben Cantu said. The attire for Casino Night was semi-formal, but authentic Roaring Twenties costumes were encouraged, Baghdadi said. Taking the twenties theme into account many students showed up to the event in full costumes. The Gentlemen were dressed in full suit, trench coats, hats, and some even carried fake machine guns. The ladies came in knee-drift dresses, feather hats, and the traditional knotted pearl necklaces. Casino Night 1991 captured the roaring twenties in style and in heart. The event inspired students to ponder upon the cause that their money went towards, and the over stays, restaurant gift certificates and whelming goals that were made pos- apparel were auctioned off to the highest bidder. Players were able to bid on items using their play money that they accumulated during the evening. sible with just a little community support and a night of fun and games. -Shana Boyett HIT ME.Black Jack was the name of the game as residents gathered around the Black Jack table hoping their cards equaled to twenty-one without going over. DRESSED FOR THE OCCASION.Appearing all decked out in her twenties costume comes ready to gamble. STICK EM UP.Residents imitate the gangster style often associated with the Roaring Twenties. WHEEL OF FORTUNE. Place your bets", was the all familar saying at the Roulette table as residents await their fate at the spin of a ball. Photos by Tony Bullard. 162 Residence HaSs Casino Nujfit 163