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GEMACO Brand Playing Cards / Casino Quality / circa 1980's / Blue / for the Claridge Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ. - Made by The Gemaco Playing Card Co., Independence, Missouri. / Made in the U.S.A. --- The Gemaco Playing Card Company made the famous 2003 Invasion of Iraq "Most-Wanted" cards aptly named the Personality Identification Playing Cards of which Saddam Hussein's picture was featured on the Ace of Spades. -- The Claridge Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ was originally the Claridge Hotel built in 1930. It was bought in 1981 and turned into a casino/hotel. Park Place Entertainment purchased the property in 2001 and merged with Bally's Atlantic City and is currently used as a 500 room hotel for Bally's.