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Las Vegas Mafia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Giuseppe Morello was the first Godfather in the United States. Morello was in born in Corleone, Sicily in 1867. Vito Corleone was modeled after Morello in Coppola’s film, Godfather. There was no escaping the Godfather saga on my campus at San Francisco State University where Francis Ford Coppola’s brother August was Dean.
Las Vegas Attorneys
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice
Meyer Lansky and the mafia, Simpon, Hilton, Jackson, Lohan, the lawyers in Las Vegas deal with clients in the global news. Lawyer Oscar Goodman became Mayor of Las Vegas. Hunter S. Thompson wrote the book Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas after covering a narcotics conference with district attorneys visiting Las Vegas for Rolling Stone Magazine. Here are the stories from lawyers in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Las Vegas Oscar Goodman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
The Academy Award goes to Oscar Goodman. In the film about Las Vegas, he is the main character. Each story insists on a protagonist with personality. Greek poets used to refer to as the “protagonistes” as the primary. The chief actors amongst actors who plays the first part. If a Las Vegas films happened to lead with the primary roles being Meyer Lansky, Lefty Rosenthal, or Tony Spilotro.
Poker USA
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel Games
Royal flush, straight flush, four of a kind: Gamblers construct five card hands in poker. The hand ranking system includes the full house, flush, straight, three of a kind, two pair, one pair, and a gambler needs to understand his high cards. The rules apply. Poker has rules based on ranking. Are you ready to take the risk? Shuffle the deck.
Nevada's Golden Age of Gambling
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,380. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Before "Bugsy" Siegel" opened the Flamingo casino and created the Las Vegas Strip, the Mob was hard at work stealing Downtown casinos like the Las Vegas Club and the El Cortez from their original owners. Reno casino owners resorted to arson and murder to keep their money flowing, and they had Lake Tahoe casinos in their pocket too!
Ten Nobodies (And Their Somebodies)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,880. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a creative work of fiction consisting of ten chapters, each of which is a narrative by a "nobody" who worked for otherwise served a "somebody"--a famous or well-known person in history. The "somebodies" include Shakespeare, Anne Bonny, Davy Crockett, General Custer, Lewis Carroll, President Taft, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, Marilyn Monroe, Vince Lombardi, and Meyer Lansky.
Ten Nobodies (And Their Somebodies)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,880. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a creative work of fiction consisting of ten chapters, each of which is a narrative by a "nobody" who worked for otherwise served a "somebody"--a famous or well-known person in history. The "somebodies" include Shakespeare, Anne Bonny, Davy Crockett, General Custer, Lewis Carroll, President Taft, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, Marilyn Monroe, Vince Lombardi, and Meyer Lansky.
The Mafia, Football Gambling and Len Dawson
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Former NFL Quarterback Len Dawson is a controversial sports figure. A member of the National Football League Hall of Fame, he led the Kansas City Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV, in 1970. However, there are legitimate doubts about his complicity in "fixing" games between 1966-1970. He associated with gamblers. A Detroit grand jury named Dawson as part of a nationwide gambling scandal in 1970