Running Scared: The Life and Treacherous Times of Las Vegas Casino King Steve Wynn - Part I, Chapters 3-5 Summary & Analysis

John L. Smith
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Part I, Chapters 3-5 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 3: A Bottle of Wine, An Acre of Luck, A Friend for Life

Chapter three begins with the introduction of E. Parry Thomas, a man who would play a very large part in the life of Steve Wynn.

E. Parry Thomas was a paratrooper in World War II. After returning to the US, Thomas earned a business degree at the University of Utah. After graduation, Thomas went to work for Continental Bank. Thomas was relocated to the Las Vegas office, a decision that turned out to be the best one the bank ever made. Thomas was poised to make his mark in the lending industry in Vegas when most banks thought it was foolish, if not ridiculous, to lend money to casino owners, developers, and construction companies. Thomas and Continental Bank disagreed. The moved caused...

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