Tag Archives: Las Vegas Casinos

Johnny Machine: Bugsy 1991- A Gangster Goes Hollywood

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: Johnny Machine: Bugsy 1991- A Gangster Goes Hollywood Bugsy from 1991, is one of not my favorite films, but also one of my favorite gangster films. Right up there with … Continue reading

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Bloodletters and Badmen: Casino Boss- Frank Lefty Rosenthal

Source:Bloodletters & Badmen– Casino boss Frank Lefty Rosenthal. “Frank Lawrence “Lefty” Rosenthal was a professional sports bettor, former Las Vegas casino executive, and organized crime associate. The 1995 Martin Scorsese film Casino is based on his career in Las Vegas.” … Continue reading

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Watch Mojo: ‘History of Las Vegas: Casinos and Crime’

Source:Watch Mojo– welcome to Sin City, Nevada. Source:The New Democrat “This city in the middle of the desert was originally named Las Vegas by Spanish explorers, and that name translates to “the meadows.” Soon, a Mormon population relocated there from … Continue reading

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Movie Clips: Casino 1995- Great Las Vegas Movie Based on a True Story

This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Post Plus Definitely the best Las Vegas Italian mafia movie all-time if not the best Italian mafia movie of all-time. It brought you into the world of the Italian mafia as well … Continue reading

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Tania Ayde: Bugsy Siegel and The Flamingo Hotel

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Post Benjamin Bugsy Siegel was an interesting mobster. Italian, Irish or in Bugsy’s case Jewish because he could’ve been anything he wanted to be. Because of his intelligence and charm, but because … Continue reading

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