Casino has ratings and reviews. Jason said: The true story behind the movie Casino, this book of the same title goes into far more detail abo. CASINO From Nicholas Pileggi, author of Wiseguy —the #1 bestseller that became Martin User Review – Not Available – Book Verdict. Casino is a journey into s Las Vegas and a riveting nonfiction account of the world film Goodfellas—Nicholas Pileggi reveals how the pair worked together to oversee Las User Review – Not Available – Book Verdict.

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It’s crazy thinking how the Mafia was operating there. Fast reading and entertaining book on organized crime in the Las Vegas casino system. The writing skips from one person’s perspective to another’s so nifholas and often that it’s confusing and you have to keep going back to figure out who’s being quoted. The full book was that way. Follow us at www.

Aug 04, Jcshumate rated it liked it. While Pileggi sometimes includes contradictory testimony from antagonists to the criminals, he nicholqs not give any guideposts to let you know who is the bigger bull-crapper. One of the best books about the mob in Las Vegas. Yet before an unrelated Kansas-City murder case, the insane note-keeping habits of Kansas mobman Carl Deluna, and bug opened up the whole operation, the mafia in Las Vegas ipleggi “skimming” billions a year from casinos and running much of the town.

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Want to Read saving…. This is where he developed his Nicholas Pileggi is best known for writing the book Wiseguywhich he adapted into the movie Goodfellasand for writing the book and screenplay Casino. I am putting in a recommendation to officially change the title to The Encyclopedia of Mafia Run Casinos. If you saw the movie based on this book it is a must read.

But in the glory days, it was organized crime, primarily out of Los Angeles and Chicago, who owned Vegas. This allows the reader to set off exploring more about the real people online and pull up I knew the minute Sharon Stone threw those chips in the air in the movie Casino that I was going to love this movie.

But Tony, cut free from his leash and keepers in Chicago, became a one crew crime spree. Casino by Nicholas Pileggi.

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For instance, Pileggi quotes Rosenthal as saying, after Jerry’s passing, that lots of folks suspected him of killing her or arranging her death. The Shadow of Death.

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Love and Honor in Las Vegas Hardcover edition. The screenplay for Casino was by Pileggi and Scorsese. Obsession and Murder Under the Influence.

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Every time you think the story is building to something interesting, it just turns out to be the same old junk. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

I knew the minute Sharon Stone threw those chips in the air in the movie Casino that I was going to love this movie. Another thing that the movie never addressed was how many other casinos in Vegas were being skimmed on a regular basis. He is also the author of the book Blye: However, the age of the book has taken a toll.

A Death in White Bear Lake. The mob would not approve.

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It’s always better to read books first then watch movie. The Pharmacist of Auschwitz. The best description is that it is bare bones.