(Ed. Note: Next up, Part 3 in our "Blast from the Past" series, and one of my favorites -- Looking back at the gambling ships of the 1930's, and the "Battle Of Santa Monica Bay." Enjoy... )
Here at Aces Casino, the place widely recognized as the top orange county casino party in southern California, we're big on history -- Specifically the history surrounding the casino gaming industry and the many games that we love to play. At one of our casino night events held recently, some questions arose that centered around OUR favorite stories regarding this relatively short, but interesting history surrounding west coast casino gaming.
When my response to their inquiry brought up "The Battle of Santa Monica Bay," you could hear a pin drop. Quizzical looks were aplenty, as everyone looked at me and asked their one-word question.... "What??"