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December 8, 2016

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The Flamingo's Champagne Tower and glittering marquee advertises upcoming entertainment acts at the swanky casino. Meyer Lansky was a major backer at the resort - both before and after his good buddy, Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, was murdered in 1947.

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The Flamingo's Champagne Tower and glittering marquee advertises upcoming entertainment acts at the swanky casino. Meyer Lansky was a major backer at the resort - both before and after his good buddy, Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, was murdered in 1947.