3541 Maricopa Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Jay J. Sarno, visionary behind Caesars Palace and Circus Circus

3328 Pawnee Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Sam “Baby Shoes” Prezant, Mob-associated bookie

6629 S. Pecos Road, Las Vegas, NV 89120
Home of:
Wayne Newton, singer and entertainer; his ranch was named Casa de Shenandoah

5460 S. Eastern Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Home of:
Redd Foxx, comedian and actor

4982 Shirley Street, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Home of:
Liberace, pianist, singer and actor

200 Rancho Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89107
Home of:
Phyllis McGuire, singer in The McGuire Sisters group

2040 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89106
Home of:
Lester “Benny” Binion, founder/owner of the Horsehoe Club casino; founder of World Series of Poker

525 Park Paseo, Las Vegas, NV 89104
Home of:
Robert De Niro and Sharon Stone’s fictional characters in “Casino”

331 Desert Inn Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Home of:
Wilbur Clark, front man at the Desert Inn

221 Dalmatian Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89107
Home of:
Jay J. Sarno, designer Caesars Palace and Circus Circus

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1653 Valley Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89108
Home of:
Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn, magicians and entertainers

7000 Tomiyasu Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89120
Home of:
Gary Primm, casino developer

2646 Van Patten, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Home of:
Oscar “Hutsickle” Rappaport, Pittsburgh hoodlum and Stardust pit boss

704 Brush Street, Las Vegas, NV 89107
Home of:
Arthur Di Maria, Licata family associate and 21 dealer at the Sands

511 E. Sahara Avenue, No. H204, Las Vegas, NV 89104
Home of:
Joseph Bommarito, Detroit mobster and floorman at the Sahara

704 Campbell Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89107
Home of:
Erasmo Guarrella, Detroit mobster and floorman at the Dunes

361 E. Desert Inn Road, Las Vegas, NV 89107
Home of:
Nicholas “Peanuts” Danolfo, floorman at the Desert Inn and Giancana associate

511 E. Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89104
Home of:
Sam Delich, casino manager at the Fremont

27 Country Club Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Home of:
Louis Garfinkle, pit boss at the Fremont

1501 S. Sixth Street, Las Vegas, NV 89104
Home of:
Richard E. Levinson, president of the Fremont

333 Desert Inn Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Home of:
John Frank Drew, associate of Al Capone and John Roselli, vice president of the Stardust

49 Desert Inn Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Home of:
Yale Cohen, casino manager at the Stardust and Chicago Outfit associate

3478 Paradise Road, No. 106, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Johnny Rosselli, mobster

3478 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
The Diplomat: First of its kind luxury apartments in Las Vegas across from the Desert Inn, famous residents include Judy Garland, Louis Prima, Ann Margaret, Lola Falana

1398 Cayuga Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Arthur Liebert, co-owner, Rainbow Club Casino in Henderson

1438 Cayuga Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Bobby Darin, singer, songwriter, actor

1499 Cayuga Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Fredric Apcar, show producer at the Dunes

1515 Cayuga Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Phyllis Diller, actress and comedienne

1517 Cayuga Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Phil Ford, comedian and part of the duo Ford & Hines duo

3397 Chickasaw Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Fiore “Jimmy” Casella, 1970s World Series of Poker champion

1493 Aztec Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Bill Deangelis, entertainment director at the MGM

1549 Aztec Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Tony Sandler, singer with Sandler & Young, producer and actor

1388 Pawnee Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Donald Cherry, singer (“Mona Lisa,” “Thinking of You”)

1389 Pawnee Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Judy Lynn, country music singer

1408 Pawnee Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Dean Koontz, author of suspense thrillers

1676 Pawnee Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Jerry Gordon, vice president of the Flamingo

1676 Pawnee Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Tim Alexander, drummer for Primus

1688 Pawnee Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Bruno Scarrone, choreographer for Folies Bergere

3398 Nahatan Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Mike Corda, bandleader at the Dunes, musician at the Sands, Landmark

3355 Nahatan Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Dick Contino, accordionist and singer

3379 Dakota Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Herb Kaufman, financier of the Silver Slipper

3507 Seneca Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Tony Costa, conductor at MGM Grand and Ballys and of the Las Vegas Philharmonic

3441 Sioux Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
David Williams, bandleader and casino host

3451 Sioux Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Pierre Bezard, music director at the Dunes

3558 Spencer Street, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Buddy Sarkissian, cabaret musician at the Bonanza

3333 Seminole Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Johnny Carson, late night talk show host

3333 Seminole Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Joe Louis, world heavyweight boxing champion

1761 Ottawa Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Stanley Morgan, guitarist for The Ink Spots

2058 Ottawa Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Debbie Reynolds, actress, singer and businesswoman

2058 Ottawa Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Sonny Liston, heavyweight boxing champion

2082 Ottawa Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Frank Masterana, Jr., Mob-connected bookie

2144 Ottawa Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Harris Sharp, architect with Zick & Sharp, which designed the Mint

3614 Ottawa Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Walter Zick, architect with Zick & Sharp, which designed the Mint

3628 Ottawa Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Dolores Fuller, actress and songwriter

1389 Commanche Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Dolores Fuller, actress and songwriter

3456 Pueblo Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Max Baer, actor who played Jethro Bodine in “The Beverly Hillbillies”

3459 Pueblo Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Frank Gagliardi, percussionist at the Sands


3482 Pueblo Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Engelbert Humperdinck, Bob Newhart , Burt Bacharach, who rented it from owner Dionne Warwick

3538 Pueblo Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Peter Lind Hayes and wife Mary Healy, vaudeville and variety entertainer duo

3551 Pueblo Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Alex Shoofey, executive of the Sahara and Flamingo; he also lived at 3557 Pueblo

2114 Pueblo Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Robert Timm, pilot and longest flight world record holder

2144 Tona Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Sonny King, comedian-singer and Jimmy Durante’s onstage sidekick

2208 Tona Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
E. Parry Thomas, banker who loaned money for casino expansions

3638 Tioga Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Gil Gilbert and Tulara Lee, comedy variety entertainers

3672 Tioga Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Roger Ray, comic xylophonist

2121 Geronimo Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Sante Kimes, convicted murderer; “A Little Thing Called Murder”

2201 Geronimo Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Shecky Greene, comedian

3858 Pima Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Red McIlvaine, radio and TV personality, newspaper columnist

3858 Pima Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Liz Renay, actress, author, painter and stripper

3853 Pima Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Donald Sutherland, actor

3862 Omaha Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Nancy Austin, comedienne and actress, and David London, her husband and manager

3525 Cochise Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Frank Schivo, who helped open the Sahara in 1952

3525 Cochise Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Robert Maheu, federal agent turned aide to Howard Hughes

3534 Cochise Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Jimmy Newman, gaming innovator credited with uber-luxurious megasuites

3237 Seneca Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Vince Cardell, pianist and protégé of Liberace

3398 Seneca Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Frank Pellegrino, actor with roles in “Goodfellas” and “The Sopranos”

3378 Seneca Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Tonni Kalash, trumpeter in Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, and Cal Kalash, violinist

3333 Arapaho Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
David Victorson, entertainment director at Caesars Palace

3325 Arapaho Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Nick Esposito, jazz guitarist and luthier

3326 Arapaho Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Juliet Prowse, dancer

1948 Raindance Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
David Swan, comedian and entertainer

1535 Golden Arrow Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Wolf Adler, portrait/caricature artist and musician and his wife, Muriel, concert pianist

1589 Golden Arrow Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Elizabeth Knight, mother of Gladys Knight

1662 Sombrero Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Bob Rozario, pianist with Louis Prima and band, and bandleader for Bobby Darin

1607 Sombrero Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Beverly and Robert Griffin, gambling investigators

1608 Sombrero Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Phil Foster, comedian and actor

2265 Sombrero Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Joe A. Mayer, musician at the Stardust

2305 Sombrero Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Cherry Wainer, organist and member of Lord Rockingham’s XI

3516 Maricopa Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Stuart Mason whose family built the International, MGM Grand, Venetian and Palazzo

1618 Seneca Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Michael Schivo, rock and jazz concert promoter

3661 Seneca Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Juan Garcia Esquivel, bandleader, pianist and king of Space Age pop


3575 Algonquin Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Gil Gilbert, vice president of the Aladdin

3217 Gaucho Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Kenny Kerr, drag queen star of “Boy-lesque”

1467 Cayuga Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Frankie Randall, pianist/singer and entertainment director for the Wynn properties

1467 Cayuga Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Harry James, trumpeter and bandleader

1467 Cayuga Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Joy James, showgirl

3397 Chickasaw Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Nancy Niles, poet and author of “Vendetta”

1493 Aztec Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Jerry Schafer, writer-producer, and Marianne Marks, actress

1526 Aztec Way, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Home of:
Roy Jarvis, MLB player

3199 Bel Air Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Home of:
Kirk Kerkorian, casino magnate

500 S. Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89106
Home of:
Harry E. Claiborne, defense attorney for mobsters, and judge

8316 Mt. Logan Court, Las Vegas, NV 89131
Home of:
Clark Haggans, NFL player

3689 Calico Brook Court, Las Vegas, NV 89147
Home of:
Shane “Sugar” Mosley, boxer

9675 La Mancha Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89149
Home of:
John Paul De Joria, co-founder of Paul Mitchell

4500 W. Palisades Canyon Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89129
Home of:
Jay Cutler, bodybuilder

8709 Kingship Court, Las Vegas, NV 89129
Home of:
Tayyiba Haneef-Park, indoor volleyball player

2904 Hawksdale Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89134
Home of:
Christine McGuire, singer in The McGuire Sisters group

36 Innisbrook Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89113
Home of:
Greg Maddux, MLB pitcher

9509 Summer Rain Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89134
Home of:
Jimmy Stafford, lead guitarist for Train

8435 Hollow Wharf Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89128
Home of:
Maggie Ausburn, winner of “Big Brother” in 2005

1280 Scooter Street, Henderson, NV 89002
Home of:
Lance Burton, magician

1012 Salem Rose Court, Las Vegas, NV 89144
Home of:
Eric Bostrom, motorcycle racer

11589 Caldicot Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89138
Home of:
Alex Cejka, golfer

521 Bachelor Button Street, Las Vegas, NV 89138
Home of:
Forrest Griffin, mixed martial artist

205 Summer Palace Way, Las Vegas, NV 89144
Home of:
Orel Hershiser, MLB pitcher

1625 Enclave Court, Las Vegas, NV 89134
Home of:
David Copperfield, magician

9484 Los Cotos Court, Las Vegas, NV 89147
Home of:
Shawn Marion, NBA player

8704 Carlitas Joy Court, Las Vegas, NV 89117
Home of:
Marty Allen, comedian and actor

3071 Red Springs Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89135
Home of:
Darren Cahill, tennis player and coach

8605 Robinson Ridge Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89117
Home of:
Jimmy Vasser, race car driver

2975 American River Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89135
Home of:
Aaron Rowand, MLB player

509 Pinnacle Heights, Las Vegas, NV 89144
Home of:
Susan Anton, singer and actress, and Jeff Lester, actor

2926 Montessouri Street, Las Vegas, NV 89117
Home of:
Tyronn Lue, NBA player

6 Cerchio Basso, Henderson, NV 89011
Home of:
Natalie Gulbis, golfer

8 Rue Promenade Way, Henderson, NV 89011
Home of:
Nigel Lythgoe, TV/film director and producer

524 Avenue M, Boulder City, NV 89005
Home of:
Desi Arnaz, Jr., actor and musician

2981 Pinto Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89107
Home of:
Brandon Flowers, frontman of The Killers

19 Rue Mediterra Drive, Henderson, NV 89011
Home of:
Celine Dion, singer

1315 Enchanted River Drive, Henderson, NV 89012
Home of:
Perry Friedman, poker player

314 Doe Run Circle, Henderson, NV 89012
Home of:
Napolean McCallum, NFL player

2278 Candlestick Avenue, Henderson, NV 89052
Home of:
Steve Harwell, lead vocalist for Smash Mouth

7896 Via Ventura Court, Las Vegas, NV 89123
Home of:
Flavor Flav, founding member of Public Enemy

4980 Mountain Creek Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89148
Home of:
Vince Neil, lead vocalist of Motley Crue

1391 Quiet River Avenue, Henderson, NV 89012
Home of:
Marie Osmond, singer, actress and doll designer

7601 W. Wigwam Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89113
Home of:
Penn Jillette, musician/illusionist and comedian; he called the home The Slammer

95 Hawk Ridge Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89135
Home of:
Penn Jillette, magician/illusionist and comedian

380 E. Robindale Road, Las Vegas, NV 89123
Home of:
Randall Cunningham, NFL quarterback

1701 Waldman Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Home of:
Jerry Lewis, actor, comedian and singer

7745 Coley Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89117
Home of:
Carrot Top, comedian

763 Ricota Court, Henderson, NV 89012
Home of:
Dannie Gans, comedian and impersonator

7200 W. Pebble Road, Las Vegas, NV 89113
Home of:
Carey Hart, freestyle motocross/motorcycle racer

300 Bayswater Court, Las Vegas, NV 89145
Home of:
Daniel Negreanu, poker player

5043 Mountain Foliage Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89148
Home of:
Doyle Brunson, poker player

2598 Forest City Drive, Henderson, NV 89052
Home of:
Tony Curtis, actor

3110 Monte Rosa Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89120
Home of:
Robert Goulet, singer and actor

1294 Imperia Drive, Henderson, NV 89052
Home of:
Mike Tyson, boxer

2745 S. Monte Cristo Way, Las Vegas, NV 89117
Home of:
Gary Payton, NFL player

34 Isleworth Drive, Henderson, NV 89052
Home of:
Jason Giambi, MLB player

7030 Tomiyasu Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89120
Home of:
Phil Ruffin; before, it was home to the Sultan of Brunei

311 W. Country Club Drive, Henderson, NV 89015
Home of:
Al Junser, Jr., race car driver

2469 Ping Drive, Henderson, NV 89074
Home of:
Janet Jackson, singer, songwriter, dancer and actress

43 Rue Mediterra Drive, Henderson, NV 89011
Home of:
Fred Segal, Beverly Hills clothier

3987 Placita del Lazo, Las Vegas, NV 89120
Home of:
Pete Rose, MLB player

9705 Highridge Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89134
Home of:
Floyd Mayweather, Jr., boxer and promoter

23 Skybird Court, Las Vegas, NV 89135
Home of:
Carlos Santana, musician

27 Skybird Court, Las Vegas, NV 89135
Home of:
Carlos Santana, musician; he moved here, down the street, in 2013

2251 Wigwam Parkway, Henderson, NV 89074??
Home of:
Bryce Harper, MLB player

548 Regents Gate Drive, Henderson, NV 89012
Home of:
Jay J. Sarno, original co-owner of Caesars Palce

2808 Brown Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89107
Home of:
Phil Ivey, professional poker player

820 Canyon Greens Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89144
Home of:
Suge Knight, record producer, NFL player

3011 Monte Rosa Avenue, Las Vegas, 89120
Home of:
Dana Strum, bassist for Slaughter

6985 S. Pecos, Las Vegas, NV 89120
Home of:
David Cassidy, singer, songwriter, actor and guitarist

6 Dovetail Circle, Henderson, NV 89014
Home of:
Brian Greenspun, newspaper publisher

140 Pin High Circle, Henderson, NV 89074
Home of:
Sheena Easton, singer, recording artist and actress

8129 Pinnacle Peak Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89113
Home of:
Paul Wasicka, poker player

7869 Bermuda Dunes Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89113
Home of:
Robin Leach, host of “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous”

24 Burning Tree Court, Las Vegas, NV 89113
Home of:
George J. Maloof, Jr., entrepreneur/businessman

9400 Kings Gate Court, Las Vegas, NV 89145
Home of:
Frank J. Fertitta, CEO of Station Casinos

2426 Grassy Spring, Las Vegas, NV 89135
Home of:
Conrad Murray, physician to Michael Jackson

11639 Glowing Sunset Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89135
Home of:
Patrick Carpentier, race car driver

2785 South Monte Cristo Way, Las Vegas, NV
Home of:
Michael Jackson, singer, songwriter, dancer

2710 Palomino Lane, Las Vegas, NV
Home of:
Michael Jackson, singer, songwriter and dancer; home called Hacienda Palomino

2445 Grassy Spring Place, Las Vegas, NV 89135
Home of:
Rita Rudner, comedienne, writer and actress

64 Promontory Ridge Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89135
Home of:
Andy Bloch, poker player

2020 S. Lisa Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89117
Home of:
Surya Bonaly, ice skater

52 Grand Miramar Drive, Henderson, NV 89011
Home of:
Tom Mack, NFL player

2 Via Modena Court, Henderson, NV 89011
Home of:
Pierre Lacroix, president of Colorado Avalanche

1148 Midori Street, Henderson, NV 89002
Home of:
David Naughton, actor and singer

1028 Arroyo Vista Terrace, Henderson, NV 89052
Home of:
Tony Fredianelli, guitarist for Third Eye Blind

10675 Fairfield Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89183
Home of:
Rollie Fingers, MLB player

3013 Via Venezia, Henderson, NV 89052
Home of:
Hugh McElhenny, NFL player

4944 Spanish Heights Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89148
Home of:
Andre Agassi and wife, Steffi Graf, tennis players

1531 Villa Rica Drive, Henderson, NV 89052
Home of:
Anthony Zuiker, creator of “CSI”

14 Corral De Tierra Place, Henderson, NV 89052
Home of:
Jonathan Ogden, NFL player

84 Kittansett Loop, Henderson, NV 89052
Home of:
Al Harrington, NBA player

15 Mountain Cove Court, Henderson, NV 89052
Home of:
Butch Harmon, golf instructor

12 Highland Creek Drive, Henderson, NV 89052
Home of:
Daniel Ruettiger, motivational speaker

14 Belfair Court, Henderson, NV 89052
Home of:
Dee Dee Bridgewater, jazz singer

11 Quintessa Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89141
Home of:
Lon Kruger, UNLV basketball coach

47 Club Vista Drive, Henderson , NV 89052
Home of:
Marty Cordova, MLB player

4 Moss Spring Court, Henderson, NV 89052
Home of:
Jermaine O’Neal, NBA player

2829 Bassano Court, Henderson, NV 89052
Home of:
Randall Zisk, TV show director and executive producer

6740 Tomiyasu Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89120
Home of:
Mike Tyson, boxer

11846 Waterford Castle Court, Las Vegas, NV 89141
Home of:
Reggie Jackson, MLB player

3995 W. Jo Rae Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89141
Home of:
Catherine Hickland, actress with a role on “One Life to Live”

5620 Benevento Court, Las Vegas, NV 89141
Home of:
Randy Couture, actor, mixed martial artist and wrestler

MOB GUIDE LAS VEGAS

Experience the extraordinary and the infamous — see first-hand the places where mobsters lived, recreated, worked (legitimately and not), built empires, committed crimes and were memorialized in movies.

Here’s a guide to the people and places:

Aladdin: (1966-2007) This property, which hosted Elvis and Priscilla Presley’s wedding in 1967, was shaky financially from the start and, later, discovered to be run by the Partnership (Detroit) and St. Louis mobs, with skimming of course taking place. Four mobsters served time for it. (Now Planet Hollywood)

Anjoe’s Café Continental: Joseph “The Cook” D. Pignatello, personal chef and bodyguard to Giancana, wanted to buy into Anjoe’s in the early 1960s but needed a gambling license to do so. He applied for one, and Frank Sinatra pleaded his case to gaming regulators. But they said no due to The Cook’s association with Giancana, thus, killing the chef’s dream, at least temporarily — see Villa d’Este. (Now Fatburger)

Binion, Lester “Benny”: (1904-1989) This stout, cowboy gambler was feared and revered. After establishing himself as a ruthless gangster in Texas, he set up shop in Vegas, eventually opening the Horseshoe. For one, he’s known for founding the World Series of Poker. In 1951, Binion came close to being rubbed out when nemesis, Herbert Noble, was caught attaching bombs to a Beechcraft military attack aircraft, which he planned to drop here, on Binion’s home.

Binion, Lonnie Theodore “Ted”: (1943-1998) Mystery plagues the passing of Ted, Benny’s second son, which happened here in Ted’s home, in 1998. While initial COD was suicide by ingestion of a heroin/Xanax/Valium cocktail, his girlfriend Sandy Murphy and her other lover, Rick Tabish, were charged with drugging, suffocating then robbing Ted. (They were later acquitted.) Ted was the Horseshoe casino’s public face from ’64 to ’96, when gambling regulators banned him from the property due to drug use and eventually revoked his gaming permit for associating with Blitzstein.

Blitzstein, Herbert “Fat Herbie”: (1934-1997) This 6-foot-tall, 300-pound, impeccable dresser was a bookmaker, racketeer and loan shark. With the Spilotro brothers, he co-founded the Hole in the Wall Gang. On 1/06/97, Blitzstein was fatally shot in the head here, in his home, allegedly by Los Angeles and Buffalo mobsters who wanted his prostitution, loan sharking and insurance fraud enterprises.

Bluestein, Frank “Frankie Blue”:  (1944-1980) Plain-clothed policemen shot Bluestein dead after he allegedly brandished a gun during a traffic stop at Sunrise Villas’ entrance. The 35 year old was the maître d’ of the Chicago Outfit-controlled Hacienda hotel-casino and a reputed Spilotro associate. Was the killing justified?

Caesars Palace: (1966-Today) Before even opening, this hotel-casino was mobbed up, with hidden investors including Giancana, Patriarca, Tony “Big Tuna” Accardo, Vincent “Jimmy Blue Eyes” Alo (a longtime buddy of Lansky) and Jerry Catena (a top assistant to Vito Genovese). The underworld contingent was so great and obvious — mobsters gambled in the casino in plain sight — gambling authorities forced the owners to sell to sever the gangsters’ involvement.

“Casino”: (1995) If you’re tracking the Mob, you’ll most likely love this Scorsese flick, a must-see for mobster fanatics. Top rated, the crime drama is based on the true story of the Stardust casino and Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal, who ensured it all ran smoothly. Filming took place at various Vegas spots; several are on this tour.

Civella, Nicholas “Nick”: (1912-1983) An inaugural Black Book listee, Civella headed the vicious Kansas City Cosa Nostra for many years. Among other convictions, he served time for conspiracy to bribe from 1980 to ’83, when he was released due to dire health. In 1981 he was indicted for conspiracy to skim, but lung cancer took him out before a trial could take place.

Claiborne, Harry E.: (1917-2004) Now an office park, this 5-acre parcel was Claiborne’s home starting in 1950. This savvy defense attorney’s notorious clients included Siegel, Rosenthal and, his close friend, Benny Binion.

Coulthard, Bill: (1916-1972) Saying no to Benny Binion likely cost Coulthard his life. Coulthard, former FBI agent, who co-owned the land under Binion’s Horsehoe casino, refused to renew the gambler’s property lease. Soon after, Coulthard was murdered; after getting in his Caddy, he and it exploded from a bomb. The blatant hit took place in the then-county offices’ parking garage.

Cullotta, Frank: (1938-Today) A hitman for the Chicago Outfit, an enforcer here in Vegas and a Hole in the Wall Gang member, Cullotta eventually turned informant, even testifying against his friend, Spilotro. Upper Crust, funded with dirty money, was Cullotta’s pie shop.

Cusumano, Jr., Joseph “Joey” Vincent: (1935-Today) The Chicago Outfit chose Joey to succeed Spilotro as protector of its organized crime interests here. His affiliation with gangsters and a felony record landed him in the Black Book in 1990. Four months later, he survived an assassination attempt here, where he lived.

Dalitz, Morris “Moe” Barney: (1899-1989) Former bootlegger, Cleveland Syndicate founding member and top man in the Jewish Mafia, Dalitz is well-known in town for having run the Desert Inn for decades and for his non-gaming real estate development successes, including the Las Vegas Country Club and Boulevard Mall.

Desert Inn: (1950-2000) Under control of Cleveland’s Mayfield Road Gang and Dalitz, this hotel-casino was a home and rendezvous spot for numerous mobsters. Dalitz ran it until it until ’67, when he sold it to then-recluse Howard Hughes who’d been living in it for four years in a penthouse suite, consuming the entire top floor, and wouldn’t move out. Other excitement here was in ’55 when illegal gambler, Tony Cornero Stralla, suddenly died at a craps table … suspiciously. (Now part of the Wynn grounds)

Drew, John Frank: (1901-1990) Giancana had this Al Capone protégé placed as vice president and part owner of the Stardust to represent the Outfit’s interests. A federal grand jury indicted him on a charge of evading taxes equivalent to $1M+ today. Nevada officials investigated him for associating with Black Book inductee, Marshall Caifano.

Dunes: (1955-1993) was a hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada, that operated from May 23, 1955 to January 26, 1993. Designed by architect Maxwell Starkman, it was the tenth resort to open on the Strip. Bellagio now stands on the former grounds. The Dunes golf course is now occupied by parts of Monte Carlo, New York-New York, CityCenter, and Cosmopolitan, and T-Mobile Arena.This “Arabian Nights”-themed hotel-casino nearly went bust due to gambling losses after opening. After debuting, it was said to have links to New England Mafia, or Office, boss, Raymond Patriarca.  (Now Bellagio)

El Cortez: (1941-Today) Bugsy Siegel flipped this casino, so to speak, suspiciously buying it in ’45 for $600K then selling it back to the previous owner the next year, for $766K. It remained in the hands of Lansky, Gus Greenbaum and Moe Sedway because William Israel Alderman, a Lansky man from Minneapolis, owned a large part of it. Alderman’s alter-ego was “Ice Pick Willie,” named for his manner of settling disputes — boring such an instrument through one’s ears.

Flamingo: (1946-Today) On behalf of Lansky et al, Bugsy Siegel purchased, built out and opened the Flamingo, busting the budget in the process. Miffed about the project’s exorbitant cost and Siegel’s suspected embezzling from the enterprise, the gangsters for whom Bugsy worked, including since-childhood friend Lansky, conspired to have him taken out. Ironically, the movie, “Bugsy,” which (not entirely accurately) portrays Siegel’s involvement with the Flamingo, was filmed elsewhere. But Siegel’s spirit is said to haunt the outdoor memorial in his honor here.

Fremont: (1956-Today) Now a part of Vegas’ Fremont Street Experience, this iconic casino was originally owned by Edward Levinson and Lou Lurie and later became another Chicago Outfit holding. In ’86, mob boss Joseph J. Aiuppa and four other mobsters were convicted of skimming from it and the Stardust, both of which they secretly controlled. As for cinematic fame, several scenes in “Swingers” were shot inside.

Giancana, Sam “Momo”: (1908-1975) The most powerful boss of the Chicago Outfit, he was a “snarling, sarcastic, ill-tempered, sadistic psychopath,” according to a high-ranking policeman. Because of Giancana’s psychological makeup, he earned the nickname Mooney, which he altered to Momo. Over his lifetime he was arrested more than 70 times, for everything from illegal gambling to murder. He was whacked in his home by gunshots to the back of the head and face; why and by whom remain mysteries.

Goodman, Oscar: (1939-Today) This former defense attorney’s client roster reads like a Who’s Who of Mobsters — Lansky, Cusumano, Blitzstein, Rosenthal, Spilotro, Speciale… Goodman later became Las Vegas’ mayor and today owns Oscar’s, billed as the spot for “Beef, Booze & Broads.” If you watch carefully, you’ll spot the man himself in “Casino.”

Lansky, Meyer: (1902-1938) With only an eighth-grade education but savvy in numbers and finance, Lansky became the Mob’s accountant, involved in all kinds of rackets. Gambling, though, seemed his favorite. He had ties to casinos here, in Reno, Cuba, Florida and elsewhere, and for some time got a piece from six Vegas gambling houses simultaneously. Lansky, a Jewish-American, is known for uniting with Italian-American Mafioso, boyhood friend Charles “Lucky” Luciano in particular, to maximize their common underworld interests.

Levinson, Edward “Ed”: (1898-1981) Before moving here in 1952 and eventually becoming the co-owning, operating and skimming honcho of the Fremont, he was associated with other U.S. casino enterprises, including in Cleveland, Miami and Detroit (where he was pinched twice for illegal gambling). He also owned stakes here in the Sands, Royal Nevada and Horseshoe.

Masterana, Sr., Frank Joseph: (1929-2009) At the request of Lansky man, Joseph “Doc” Stracher, this gambler and bookie moved here in the early 1950s and worked as a dealer at nearly all the city’s major casinos. In ’88, his 30-year, gambling-related criminal record garnered him a spot in the Black Book.

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