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 Download Only
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 & Autobiography - BIO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Crime & True Detective - CRI
General Non-Fiction - GNF
History - History of the American West - HUSW
History - HST
History, United States - HUS
Audience Notes Contains descriptions of sex.
Contains violence.
Contains strong language.
Male narrator.
LC Subject Gamblers - Nevada - Las Vegas - Biography
Gamblers - Texas - Biography
Gangsters - Nevada - Las Vegas - Biography
Gangsters - Texas - Biography
Biographies
True crime stories
Downloadable books
Nonfiction
Talking books
Call Number 364.1092 B ANF
Language English
Released 2019
Publication Info Carson City : Nevada Talking Book Services, Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records, 2019
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Viking, [2014] 9780670026036
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