Blood aces: the wild ride of Benny Binion, the Texas gangster who created Vegas poker

Title Blood aces: the wild ride of Benny Binion, the Texas gangster who created Vegas poker
Names Swanson, Doug J.
Book Number DBC04799
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Benny Binion's persona of a small-town Texas hick, with rumpled shirts and too-short ties, hid a complex, intelligent and infamous man who could charm or kill with equal ease. This biography of a business icon, owner of the Horseshoe Casino, shows how Las Vegas operated in its golden era. Some descriptions of sex, strong language, and violence.
Narrator Andrews, Bill.
Local Subject Biography - BIO
Nevada Biography - NVB
Some Descriptions of Sex - SS
Crime - Mafia & Organized Crime - MOB
Gambling - GAM
Violence - VI
Strong Language - ST
Male Narrator - MN
LC Subject Nonfiction
Downloadable books
Talking books
Biographies
Gamblers - Nevada - Las Vegas - Biography
Gamblers - Texas - Biography
Gangsters - Nevada - Las Vegas - Biography
Gangsters - Texas - Biography
True crime stories
Language English
Publication Info New York Viking 2014
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Viking, [2014] 9780670026036
Audience Notes Male narrator. NLS/BPH
A NLS/BPH
Contains strong language. NLS/BPH
Contains violence. NLS/BPH