Mob Figure Barred From Casinos

December 05, 1988|By Ronald Koziol.

Frank Rosenthal, the onetime Chicago bookmaker who was implicated but never charged with skimming millions of dollars from a once mob-controlled Las Vegas casino, has lost his attempt to keep his name out of Nevada`s infamous

``black book.``

Beldon Katelman



Sanford Herzfeld

Please let me know if there is any problem with the payment. My stepfather was Beldon Katleman, and I lived there for years in the 1950's growing up, so this is a really nice momento.






Crowley v. Katleman (1994)

Annotate this Case

[No. S033705. Oct 31, 1994.]

Benny Binion

Benny Binion was born a year before Las Vegas herself, on November 20th, 1904 in Pilot Drove, Texas.

His father was a literal horse trader.

He didn't know how to read until his 50's when he learned in jail.

Kids:  Ted, Jack, Barbara, Becky and Brenda

Lester Ben "Benny" Binion

Died on Christmas Day in 1989.


Blood Aces - The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Ganster who created VEGAS POKER by Doug J. Swanson



MGM Hotel Fire Kills 85 People and Injures Over 700

Clark County Fire Department's Account of the 1980 MGM Grand Fire:

November 21, 1980

On the morning of November 21, 1980, 85 people died and more than 700 were injured as a result of a fire at the MGM Grand Hotel. This was the second largest life-loss hotel fire in United States history.