Category: offline casinos

How mob associate become a pioneer in sports betting: Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos Posted on: 2 Oct 2020 204 0
Estimate reading time time: 5 min, 859 words

How mob associate become a pioneer in sports betting: Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal

Frank Lawrence "Lefty" Rosenthal was a sports handicapper, Chicago Outfit partner, and a former Las Vegas casino executive (June 12, 1929-October 13, 2008). He had received the mocking nickname "Lefty" because at a hearing on gambling and organized crime, he had cited the Fifth Amendment thirty-seven times, even invoking his...

Tropicana casino history
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos Posted on: 24 Aug 2020 205 0
Estimate reading time time: 5 min, 870 words

Tropicana casino history

Las Vegas was halfway through a recession. It was April 1957, and two years earlier the town had still come to terms with the opening of five major resorts. The Dunes, the Riviera, New Frontier, Royal Nevada and Moulin Rouge had all fought through changes of ownership, some falling into...

Drug money laundering: $100 million slots session
Categories: crime, offline casinos, slots Posted on: 6 Jun 2021 211 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 379 words

Drug money laundering: $100 million slots session

Mende Rajkoski, 42, of Sydney, was one of three men detained in connection with the suspected conspiracy on Thursday. Early this year, he was caught laundering money through Star's gaming machines, forcing officials to conduct a secret investigation into his finances. This led them to uncover an alleged plot to transport...

High Rollers - High Risk?
Categories: documentary, offline casinos, video Posted on: 9 Aug 2020 236 0

High Rollers - High Risk?

Linton Besser explores Australia's campaign to lure overseas gamblers, and the consequences of that policy. Building casinos may be a lucrative business. The industry here is estimated to be producing about five billion dollars a year. Most of that money comes from average Australians, but businesses that operate casinos are...

The Secret Underworld Of Vegas Gambling
Categories: cheating, offline casinos, video Posted on: 28 Jun 2020 305 0

The Secret Underworld Of Vegas Gambling

During this opening episode of Cheating Vegas, we hear about the classic tricks and schemes that vegas cheaters pull for millions to get away with. We learn to spot a cheater and follow the story of match-fixing basketball, and how it ruined the life of one young man.

World capitals of gambling: best casinos
Categories: offline casinos Posted on: 13 Nov 2020 305 0
Estimate reading time time: 15 min, 2776 words

World capitals of gambling: best casinos

With the rising prevalence of online gaming and coronavirus, you might only think that offline casinos are far past their heyday. Everyone's interest, though, is still caught by the iconic land-based casino, influenced by our imaginations. There are thousands of casinos worldwide, many of which have grown into major casino resorts...

Luxor Las Vegas. Pyramid-shaped casino
Categories: offline casinos, video Posted on: 16 May 2020 389 0

Luxor Las Vegas. Pyramid-shaped casino

Luxor Las Vegas is a 30-story hotel and casino located in Paradise, Nevada, at the south end of the Las Vegas Strip. The hotel is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International and has a casino of 120,000 square feet (11,000 m2) with over 2,000 slot machines and 87 table games.  The...