Top O’Hill Terrace

Did you know Arlington had a casino? Top O’ Hill Terrace, now ironically located on the Arlington Baptist College campus, is the historic and breathtaking site of casino in operation nearly a century ago. Known as “Vegas Before Vegas” the site attracted legends such as Frank Sinatra, Buster Keaton and Mae West. The site was also known for notorious gangsters, which applied to the dangers of gambling at Top O’ Hill Terrace. Students are highly recommended to take the tour, led by the Vickie Bryant. The historic significance of this site should never be forgotten. The next tour is scheduled for December 8th. Students can also log onto the website at

– Latresa Mattox