Tales of Chinese-Canadians in Vancouver through the decades brought to life, from their struggles to cultural impact

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Tales of Chinese-Canadians in Vancouver through the decades brought to life, from their struggles to cultural impact

Three mini slot machines used in an illegal gambling den in the 1940s are among the many objects on display as part of a new exhibition at the Museum of Vancouver focusing on the history of the city’s Chinese-Canadians.The slot machines are owned by Gary Eng, 65, whose father Joey was a professional boxer before later running a gambling den for about 20 years from the 1940s. They are tiny, about six by eight inches (15cm by 20cm), with reels that turn automatically rather than by the pull of a…

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