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William Fisk Harrah

Leon Mandel

William Fisk Harrah

the life and times of a gambling magnate

by Leon Mandel

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Harrah, William.,
    • Gamblers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLeon Mandel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6715.H37 M36 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 223 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4093525M
      ISBN 100385155131
      LC Control Number80002364

      Harrah, William Fisk () William Fisk Harrah: the life and times of a gambling magnate: meet the high-rolling wheeler-dealer who changed the stakes in Reno--and did it his way [a biography] by Leon Mandel (Book) Back in the late s, Enzo received and refused a request to build something a bit like the Purosangue. Casino magnate William Fisk Harrah certainly had the wherewithal to foot any bill Ferrari cared to charge. When it came to a Ferrari SUV to plow through the desert, things came to a ://

      David G. Schwartz, writer Novem My latest Forbes post looks at why the influence of Bill Harrah might be making a comeback: William Fisk Harrah came into the gambling business in SHAWNEE, Okla. — Newalla resident Carl William Fisk III departed the life on Saturday, Sept. 27, , in Oklahoma City, at the age of He was born June 3, , in Oklahoma City to Carl William Fisk Jr. and Jacqueline (Miller) Fisk. Carl graduated from Little Axe High School in He worked as an

      Carl William Fisk, III, of Newalla, OK, was born on June 3, in Oklahoma City, OK. He was the son of Carl William Fisk, Jr. & Jacqueline (Miller) Fisk. He departed this life on?pid= William Fisk Harrah (), American businessman and the founder of Harrah's Hotel and Casinos Colbert Dale "Toby" Harrah (b. ), American retired Major League Baseball player Glen Harrah, American Democrat politician, Chair of Greenbrier County Democratic Party, [1]


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