Casino at ex-Rat Pack hangout closes at Tahoe

Show biz legends Frank Sinatra, right, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Dan Martin, left, members of the "rat pack" in the 1960's, break out in laughter Dec. 1, 1987, during an appearance at Chasen's restaurant in Beverly Hills, Calif., at which they announced plans for an upcoming 40 performance, 29 city North American tour in 1988. (AP Photo/Kim Carlsberg)

March 31, 2010 8:33:52 AM PDT
Before the Las Vegas Strip ruled the gambling world, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. helped make the Cal Neva Lodge one of Nevada's coolest casinos in the early 1960s.