As it turns out, The Casino has nothing to do with gambling. The name supposedly originally meant a gathering place. At least that's what The Casino members say, and I'm not inclined to argue with anyone who's managed to keep a black, one-story private club house in the middle of downtown Chicago for more than 80 years.
Above: Jim Price introduces Robin, the Guest of Honor.
Below: Robin gives a brief pre-dinner talk.
Bottom: The double-swan motif that decorates the room.