The UNLV Libraries presents the Jay Sarno Event: A Roundtable Discussion of 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.
The panel will be moderated by David G. Schwartz, author of Sarno biography "Grandissimo: The First Emperor of Las Vegas."
- Oscar Goodman, Sarno's attorney & former Las Vegas mayor
- Burton Cohen, casino president
- Mel Larson, former Circus Circus vice president
- Jay C. Sarno, September Sarno, Freddie Sarno, Heidi Sarno Straus, Jay Sarno's children