5 cent admission orginally when Casino was in the canvas tent but in late 1907, the city forced the venue to close down because of a lack of compliance with the fire code deemed as a safety hazard. The Casino transformed into an open air vaudeville house with moveable stage in case of bad weather. ad in newspapers gave a discounted price for movie tickets.
presumed white from advertisement offering free movie tickets at the Casino, but stated that the black subscribers should redeem theirs at the Nickelodeon Vaudeville.Updated opening date--first ad and opening announcement appear in Aug. 19, 1907 in Charlotte Daily Observer.
Casino located at this address until Airdome appears in 1911