Joe Dini

Joseph E. (Joe) Dini Jr. is a former Nevada state assemblyman and casino owner from Yerington, Nevada. In 1996 Dini was ranked the tenth most influential Nevadan in a survey conducted by the Las Vegas Sun, a list that included Steve Wynn, Bill Raggio, then Governor Bob Miller and former Governor Mike O'Callaghan. Dini was elected to the Nevada State Assembly for the 38th district (which includes Lyon County, Storey Countey and parts of Carson City) in 1967 and served until 2001 in four special sessions and eighteen regular sessions, making him the longest serving assemblyman in Nevada history. He served as the Speaker of the Assembly for eight sessions at various times between 1977 and 1999, the most sessions in Nevada Assembly history. At one point later in his political career he considered running for Governor of the State of Nevada, but did not. Dini also served as Majority Floor Leader in 1975.

Personal details

Date of birth
March 28th, 1929
Date of death
April 10th, 2014 at age of 85


1. University of Nevada, Reno Colleges/University

The University of Nevada, Reno (also referred to as University of Nevada, UNR, or simply Nevada), is a teaching and research university established in 1874 and located in Reno, Nevada, USA. It is the land grant institution for the state of Nevada.

Institution info

Type Public university
2012. 238 mil. $
2011. 235 mil. $
2010. 195 mil. $
Institution colors
1664 N. Virginia Street, 89557 - Reno, Nevada
2013. 15,310
2012. 14,675
2010. 14,185
2009. 13,327
2013. 2,819
2012. 2,894
2011. 3,248
2010. 3,495
Acceptance rate
2012. 83.0 %
2010. 88.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 6.61 K $
2011. 5.63 K $
2010. 5.56 K $
2009. 5.05 K $
2008. 4.56 K $
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People attended University of Nevada, Reno connected by profession and/or age

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b. 1925., American Football Quarterback
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b. 1933., Judge
b. 1927., American Football Quarterback


1.Dini's Lucky Club

Dini's Lucky Club is a casino in Yerington, Nevada and purports to be the \Oldest family owned casino in Nevada".
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