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Big Nose Kate's Tombstone
October 26th, 2007 The Pharo Bank Casino played the Big Nose Kate's Saloon in Tombstone Arizona.  In honor of the Shoot out at the O.K. Corral, Johnny Martin and the folks at Big Nose Kate's put on a fantastic casino night.  Dealers included the famous Arizona King of Faro himself Shay Maxwell, Pharo Bank's own Phillip Gessert and at the roulette table were Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday.


Barstow Trail Days - March 2007
Pharo Bank took the casino on the road to Barstow California.  Setting up in the beautiful "Harvey Girls" Train station the gambling tables worked into the evening.  Seen at the event were Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday, pictured in the center of the above montage. 


Dealing Faro has become a huge part of Pharo Bank.  In addition to hundreds of private games with friends some noteworthy dealing experiences include THE MAGIC CASTLE (SOAPY SMITH NIGHT) Hollywood California, THE WHITE HORSE MOVIE RANCH (Pictured above) the 125 Anniversary of the Shootout at the OK Corral in TOMBSTONE ARIZONA.  Dealing for the ORIENTAL SALOON.


Soapy Smith Wake at the MAGIC CASTLE July 2007
July 8th the yearly celebration of the death of one of gambling's most reknown scoundrels... Soapy Smith... took place again at the famous Magic Castle in Hollywood California.  This year Pharo Bank was invited to bring it's casino to the Castle and so it was a night to remember.  Adding to the magic of Ph. Gessert's Pharo Bank Casino attraction was a special appearance by one of todays most reknown scoundrels and famous Faro dealer... Shay Maxwell of Parnell Cards. 


Jeff Smith and Daughter Ashley
The great grandson of Soapy Smith... Jeff (who is often fondley called Soapy himself) stands in the picture above working as the pitch man to gather customers to the Pharo Bank Chuck-a-Luck table with it's beautiful dealer the great great grandaughter of Soapy Smith...Ashley Smith.


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