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1980s

February 1980
Holiday Inns, Inc. acquires Harrah’s hotel casino company.

November 1980
The Harrah’s Marina hotel/casino opens in Atlantic City.

January 1983
Holiday Inns, Inc. acquires the remaining 60 percent interest in River Boat Casino, Inc. in Las Vegas. Harrah’s assumes management of the casino and hotel.

July 1987
Bill's Casino opens in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, next door to Harrah’s.

August 1988
Harrah’s Laughlin opens.