Stateline Country Club

In chip collecting
In my humble opinion
In the state of Nevada
In my collection
Indian headdress

The Stateline Country Club was situated on the California/Nevada state border on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe.

Originally owned by Cal Custer, the club had a reputation for fun during the short summer season at the Lake before winter snowstorms closed the only link (highway 50) from the Placerville area of California and the Nevada side that lead to Carson City.

Nick Abelman purchased the small casino with his partners, Bert Riddick and Steve Pavlovich in 1933. This chip is from their early days at the club, although it may not have been on a table until 1935.

Abelman’s casino inside the Riverside Hotel – called the Riverside Buffet, also used crest and seal chips. His “Ship and Bottle” was one of the nicest casinos in Nevada used even more elaborate chips on their fancy tables.


3 thoughts on “Stateline Country Club

Add yours

  1. The picture is not the Stateline Country Club. Ableman, Pavlovich, and Riddick did not purchase the Stateline Country Club until January 1940.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at

Up ↑

Arizona Beauty World

Beauty Tips - Trends - Jobs - Schools

An Author's Journey

The World of Author Al W Moe

Joynell Schultz, Author

A Touch of Magic and a Dash of Romance

"I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples" -Mother Teresa

Francis H Powell author

Flight of Destiny book

Yellow, Green, and Read All Over

(A Girl and Her Room Full of BOOKS!)


Fiction reviews, Bookblogger, Fiction book reviews, books, crime fiction, author interviews, mystery series, cover, love, bookish thoughts...


A lovers review of everything books. Come for the reviews, stay for the pictures!

Where Working Authors Learn to Earn

Good Books . Writing . Marketing

%d bloggers like this: