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Publisher's Summary

The astonishing story of Benny Binion - a rip-roaring saga of murder, money, and the making of Las Vegas. Benny Binion was many things: a cowboy, a pioneering casino owner, a gangster, a killer, and founder of the hugely successful World Series of Poker. Blood Aces tells the story of Binion's crucial role in shaping modern Las Vegas. From a Texas backwater, Binion rose to prominence on a combination of vision, determination, and brutal expediency.
©2014 Doug J. Swanson (P)2014 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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3 out of 5 stars
By A User on 01-13-15

Not much new

Okay biography but did not add too much to what I already knew. Good narration though. The story seemed a little rushed later in his life.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Ray on 08-21-14

FOLK ANTI-HERO

Benny Binion led an interesting life. I had watched the murder trial of his son Ted and thought I might find a book about his father interesting,but I was wrong. It didn't hold my interest. I have concluded that Benny had better luck than he deserved.

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