Brain Teaser: The Mob in Las Vegas

mob month2 Frank CullottaSince it’s Mob month in Las Vegas, I thought we would test your knowledge of the mob in Las Vegas.

  1. Who wrote Vegas Rag Doll?
  2. Who wrote Murder of Mafia Daughter?
  3. Name two of the notorious Chicago Mob associates featured this month in Las Vegas.
  4. Who is the ex-mobster turned author/actor/film producer who made the movie Goodfellas?
  5. Who did Henry Hill talk to just before he died?
  6. What is the name of the Las Vegas sheriff who kicked the mob out of Las Vegas?
  7. Who wrote the Battle for Las Vegas?
  8. What was the name of the committee that held hearings to investigate organized crime in Las Vegas in the 1950s?
  9. In which Las Vegas building is The Mob Museum located?
  10. Which mobster opened the Pink Flamingo Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas?

How did you do?

0 – 1 Mmmm, not exactly brilliant.
2 – 5 A reasonable stab.
6 – 8 A good showing. But there’s still room for improvement!
9 – 10 You really know your stuff. Well done!


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