DiscoverEnglish Learning for Curious Minds#264 | Meyer Lansky: The Mafia's Accountant
#264 | Meyer Lansky: The Mafia's Accountant

#264 | Meyer Lansky: The Mafia's Accountant

Update: 2022-05-194
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He was a famous organised criminal known for his superior mathematical skills.

In this episode, we'll learn how Meyer Lansky took the American criminal underworld by storm, built an empire and managed to evade the authorities.



  • The early life of Meyer Lansky

  • Befriending Bugsy Siegel & Lucky Luciano

  • The relationship between the Jewish & Italian mobs

  • The mob & The Prohibition Era

  • The Atlantic City Conference & the United Crime Syndicate

  • The end of Prohibition & starting in the casino business

  • Getting a reputation for "honesty"

  • Moving to Florida and setting up casinos

  • His relationship with Batista in Cuba

  • Las Vegas & the Flamingo Hotel

  • Returning to Cuba & The Havana Conference

  • Fidel Castro takes power and Lansky loses everything

  • His last years

  • Where did all the money go?

Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/meyer-lansky


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#264 | Meyer Lansky: The Mafia's Accountant

#264 | Meyer Lansky: The Mafia's Accountant

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