The Aladdin hotel and its ties to the Detroit mob in the late 1970s are explored in new episodes of the podcast. Also featured: Wayne Newton and Johnny Carson’s feud.
Far from being secretive about his past, the late gangster Frank Cullotta reveled in it.
It’s now regarded as a modern classic, but “Casino” got off to a rocky start upon its release on Nov. 22, 1995.
Las Vegas’ housing market is heating up despite the pandemic and among the many houses now changing hands: the late mafia figure Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal’s former home.
Frank Cullotta, the former Chicago mobster who was a consultant on the movie “Casino,” has died. He was 81.
A live virtual event co-sponsored by the Las Vegas Review-Journal evoked the dramatic history of organized crime in the valley.