Pawn Stars: Fascinating Facts About the World-Famous Pawn Shop

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Pawn Stars debuted on the History Channel on July 19, 2009. The reality show instantly made the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop an essential Las Vegas tourist attraction. People across the globe flocked to the shop to try and catch a glimpse of Old Man, Big Rick, Corey and Chumlee in action. Some even brought treasures from home with hopes of pawning a rare and expensive item. But the truly fascinating stuff took place behind the scenes.