March 2, 4PM
Roundtable Discussion: Jay Sarno: His Life and Legacy
Jay Sarno did more than build two of the most iconic casinos in the world, Caesars Palace and Circus Circus. He created the mold for modern Las Vegas. In this panel discussion, those who knew him best will talk about his contributions and his quirks.
- Oscar Goodman, former Las Vegas mayor and Sarno’s attorney
- Burton Cohen, casino president
- Mel Larson, former Circus Circus vice president of marketing
- Jay C. Sarno, September Sarno, Freddie Sarno, and Heidi Sarno Straus, Jay Sarno’s children
The panel will be moderated by David G. Schwartz, author of Sarno biography Grandissimo: The First Emperor of Las Vegas. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the discussion.
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