This week in Billy Bob's History

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November 20, 1985

Billy Bob Barnett honors his friend and mentor, the Texas-born gambling icon and founder of Binion's Horseshoe Casino, Benny Binon, with a bronze statue sculpted by Deborah Copenhaver. The statue is placed outside Billy Bob's, and other Las Vegas icons Steve Wynn and Paul Anka attended the unveiling ceremony.

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