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When the Mob Ran Vegas: Stories of Money Mayhem and Murder- Book Review

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

When the Mob Ran Vegas: Stories of Money, Mayhem and Murder is a fascinating insiders look at the old school Las Vegas, when the Mafia ran the Casinos.

Many old timers of Las Vegas feel they were treated better by the casinos when they were operated by the Mafia, as opposed to the big corporate conglomerations that run them today.

If you are looking for a hardcore history book that tells about the days of Las Vegas when the Mafia ran the town then look somewhere else. This book is by no means a fact checked history book. It is full of fun stories about the Mafia in Las Vegas. At times it feels as if you are sitting at the coffee shop listening to someone share a story on the way "Las Vegas Used To Be".

It will not take you long to read this book. If you love to read about Las Vegas then you will have this book read cover to cover in no time flat.

If you have read extensively on the early days of Las Vegas, you may be disappointed by this book. If however, you are not very familiar with stories about the Mafia in Las Vegas, then this book is a great primer for the early vegas history and all of the fun and shocking stories that occurred during the Mafia controlled Vegas early years.

One of the stories in the book is about Frank Sinatra. If you are a fan of Frank Sinatra, then this book may change your opinion of him as a man. Frank Sinatra, unknown to many people, had strong ties to the Mafia. Frank Sinatra was a great singer and entertainer, but he did have close friends in the mafia.

Las Vegas has a long and stories history. This book is a fun read for anyone who is interested in the early days of Las Vegas when the casinos were owned y the Mafia. If you watched the movie "Casino", which was based on a true story and actual facts, then you are sure to enjoy When the Mob Ran Vegas: Stories of Money, Mayhem and Murder.

When the Mob Ran Vegas: Stories of Money, Mayhem and Murder is a fascinating book about Las Vegas and the Mafia. Mnay of the stories are funny but some of them will make you cringe.

Regardless of how you feel about the Mafia, if you are interested in Las Vegas then this book will keep you very occupied for a few hours and your mind soaks up the stories to provide you with some prospective on early Las Vegas that may of never crossed your mind before.

There are many books and stories on Las Vegas. If you are interested in reading more about Las Vegas then check out the following stories on Las Vegas and books related to Las Vegas.
Fodors Las Vegas 2010 Guide Book
The Unofficial Guide To Las Vegas 2010
Las Vegas Then and Now Book Review
Courier Jobs In Las Vegas Nevada



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