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.
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.
Las Vegas Review-Journal Podcast Producer Reed Redmond and Mob Museum VP of Exhibits and Programs Geoff Schumacher hosted a live Q&A about the history of the mob in Las Vegas.
Seemingly against the odds, Frank Cullotta is still standing — no small feat, considering he flipped on one of the most powerful criminal organizations in the history of the United States.
It could have ended with a fistfight. Instead, the chance encounter between Frank Cullotta and Tony Spilotro sparked a friendship that would span decades.