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Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman, left, tells a story about Jay Sarno during a discussion at UNLV Sunday, March 2, 2014. Mel Larson, right, former Circus Circus vice president, listens at right. Sarno is the founder of Caesars Palace and Circus Circus, and is credited for creating the mold for modern Las Vegas.
May 24, 2015 (2 a.m.)
Up next for Goodman on his mini-tour of Vegas speaking engagements is a discussion about Chagra’s fanciful life as a high-stakes gambler and his highly theatrical legal battles. “Oscar’s Case of the Century: The Life and Crimes of Jimmy Chagra,” which also might be the case of this century, is set for May 28 at the Mob Museum ...