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July 31, 2015

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An aerial shot of the Tropicana. After initially being sent to Los Angeles to control the mob's interest in Hollywood, Johnny Rosselli was moved to Las Vegas to oversee the construction of the $50 million Tropicana.

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An aerial shot of the Tropicana. After initially being sent to Los Angeles to control the mob's interest in Hollywood, Johnny Rosselli was moved to Las Vegas to oversee the construction of the $50 million Tropicana.