Forty-nine years ago today, on Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas’ Dealey Plaza. The assassination and subsequent slaying of shooter Lee Harvey Oswald shocked the country.
Attorneys for the opposition to Las Vegas Mob Experience developer Jay Bloom are using an English court ruling from centuries ago to try to disprove what they call nonsensical and fraudulent legal claims he has made in a case about mob artifacts.
It all began with the Hershey’s kisses. As a young boy, Salvatore “Sal” Polisi would steal pieces of chocolate for his sister. As he grew older, he graduated to stealing cars, robbing banks and running gambling operations.
Guns. Knives. Brass knuckles. Decades after they were used as tools in deadly games of profit and control, pieces of the nation’s mobster past are once again involved in a heated dispute — this time in court.
Can the Mob Attraction Las Vegas — previously known as the Mob Experience — compete with the newly opened Mob Museum? That's one of the questions we posed to Tom Zaller, consultant for the Tropicana attraction, during a recent interview.