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