Running Scared: The Life and Treacherous Times of Las Vegas Casino King Steve Wynn Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part I, Chapters 1-2.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How much debt had Wynn's father amassed by the time of his death?
(a) $75,000.
(b) $50,000.
(c) $200,000.
(d) $500,000.

2. Wynn has often been linked to which crime family?
(a) Lucchese.
(b) Bonnano.
(c) Genovese.
(d) Gambino.

3. Which famous Las Vegas hotel was being destroyed in the Prologue of the book?
(a) The Flamingo.
(b) Mandalay Bay.
(c) MGM Grand.
(d) Dunes Hotel and Casino.

4. How old was Wynn's father when he died?
(a) 46.
(b) 39.
(c) 62.
(d) 55.

5. Wynn was in the company of _____________ mobsters when he entered the Las Vegas casino market at the Frontier in 1967.
(a) Chicago.
(b) Detroit.
(c) Miami.
(d) New York.

Short Answer Questions

1. The implosion of the hotel was compared to ________________.

2. What hotel and casino did Wynn build in Atlantic City?

3. Wynn wanted to move Las Vegas away from its mob image to a ________________ image.

4. To whom was Wynn once married?

5. Why did Wynn's father not end up opening a bingo parlor in Las Vegas?

(see the answer key)

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