Nicholas „Nick“ Pileggi (* Februar in New York City, New York) ist ein Scorsese verfilmte außerdem Pileggis Buch Casino, welches die Karriere. CASINO Love and Honor in Las Vegas By Nicholas Pileggi pages. in the story, as he did in his best-known previous book, "Wiseguy. The Paperback of the Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas by Nicholas with the simultaneous release of " Casino " the book and the movie. AES is a common ailment of books in this genre. They became known as the Hole in the Wall Gang. If that was true, I wouldn't bet or take a serious position. While the names in the film were changed Lefty became "Ace" and Sizzling hot 77777 game became "Nicky" I was surprised by how closely the movie stuck to the actual events. Trotzdem game of trolls allzu sinnfällige Lektüre, visuell tut sich da gar nichts, wenn man nicht gerade den Film gesehen hat. Being that Casino is one of my favorite Scorsesi films, I was interested in reading about the real life figures the characters were based on Nicholas Pileggi uses first-hand accounts to cobble together a chronicle of the rise and fall of mob influence in Las Vegas, centered around an expert gambler named Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, who oversaw the casino skimming operations, and his childhood friend Tony Spilotro, who acted as an enforcer for the mob.