The Green Felt Jungle Author:Ed Reid, Ovid Demaris Why was Bugsy Siegel, acknowledged as the founding father of Las Vegas, liquidated? How much money has Jimmy Hoffa made available for the construction of Las Vegas' most elegant hotels? What was Senator Barry Goldwater's interest in labor racketeer Willie Bioff? Why are celebrities and entertainers like Frank Sinatra so fascinated by the "swingi... more »ngest" state in the Union? And why was the body of a United States Senator who died a few days before Election Day concealed and preserved in a bathtub of ice until the votes were counted?
The answers to these and many more questions are given in this carefully documented expose of the real Las Vegas, a city in which organized crime controls organized gambling - and everything else.« less