Frank Rosenthal

Born Jun 12, 1929

Frank Lawrence "Lefty" Rosenthal was a professional sports bettor, former Las Vegas casino executive, and organized crime associate. The 1995 Martin Scorsese film Casino is based on his career in Las Vegas.

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1929 Birth Born on June 12, 1929.


1961 32 Years Old By 1961 Rosenthal had acquired a national reputation as a sports bettor, oddsmaker and handicapper and was frequently seen in the company of prominent Chicago Outfit members Jackie Cerone and Fiore Buccieri while living in Miami. … Read More
1963 34 Years Old Despite his frequent arrests for illegal gambling and bookmaking, Rosenthal was convicted only once, pleading no contest in 1963, for allegedly bribing New York University player Ray Paprocky to shave points for a college basketball game in North Carolina. … Read More
1968 39 Years Old Once again to escape police attention, Rosenthal moved to Las Vegas in 1968. … Read More


1969 40 Years Old Rosenthal married Geraldine McGee May 4, 1969, and while she had a daughter, Robin L. Marmor, prior to their marriage (fathered by Lenny Marmor), Frank and Geri had two children together, Steven and Stephanie. … Read More


1982 53 Years Old 1 More Event
Rosenthal survived an assassination attempt, in October 1982, after his car was rigged with explosives. … Read More
1987 58 Years Old He was officially forced out of Las Vegas in 1987, when he was placed in "the Black Book," making him persona non grata - unable to work in, or even enter, any Nevada casinos because of his alleged ties to organized crime. … Read More


2008 79 Years Old He died on October 13, 2008 at the age of 79. … Read More
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