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‘Casino’ Chief Dies at 79: A Fond GP Sendoff

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Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal, the inspiration for Sam “Ace” Rothstein in Martin Scorsese’s 1995 movie “Casino,” died from a heart attack Monday. He was 79. Roenthal was a one-time Chicago bookmaker who rose to prominence as Las Vegas’s premier casino executives in the 1970s. As a result of alleged mafia ties, Las Vegas authorities revoked his […]

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Novels on Gambling

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We have compiled a list of some the best books around. They are all widely available and are sure to keep one entertained throughout the winter and beyond. Check them out! Balling the Jack: A Novel – by Frank Baldwin Paperback / Published 1997 – Touchstone The speed and energy with which Baldwin tells this […]