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Arnold Rothstein

Known to his peers as "The Brain," "Mr. Big," "The Fixer," "The Man Uptown" and "The Big Bankroll," Rothstein was a New York gambler who became a kingpin of the Jewish mafia. He is widely reputed...

Arnold Rothstein--the gangster who rigged the World Series. Think Boardwalk Empire.

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The Brain - Arnold Rothstein

The Brain - Arnold Rothstein

Arnold "The Brain" Rothstein aka Mr. Big, The Fixer, The Man Uptown, The Big Bankroll - a Jewish gangster, kingpin mafia

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Grave of Arnold "The Brain" Rothstein in Union Field Cemetery, Queens, New York City, New York. Gambler & Gangster Arnold Rothstein is reportedly behind the Black Sox Scandal in Real Gangster, Mafia Gangster, Arnold Rothstein, Black Sox Scandal, Chicago Outfit, Gangs Of New York, Mafia Families, Neutral, Famous Graves

Arnold Rothstein

Grave of Arnold "The Brain" Rothstein in Union Field Cemetery, Queens, New York City, New York. Gambler & Gangster Arnold Rothstein is reportedly behind the Black Sox Scandal in 1919. He was the inspiration for Meyer Wolfsheim in "The Great Gatsby" & Nathan Detroit in "Guys & Dolls". By age 30, he was a millionaire & had investments in many speakeasies & the horse track at Havre de Grace, Maryland. He supposedly fixed races there to amass his fortune. In 1919, his agents reportedly paid…

Death on a cold November night Arnold Rothstein

Biography of Arnold Rothstein

Biography of Arnold Rothstein, the man behind the 1919 World Series fix.

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Rothstein

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Rothstein

Atlantic City's history of sports attracted people like Arnold 'The Brain' Rothstein (played by Michael Stuhlbarg in 'Boardwalk Empire'), se.

Atlantic City's history of sports attracted people like Arnold 'The Brain' Rothstein (played by Michael Stuhlbarg in 'Boardwalk Empire'), seen in the year of his death, above. Believed to be behind baseball's notorious Black Sox scandal, he also lost millions on racetracks and other forms of gambling before being fatally wounded in 1928. He refused to name his assailant, but in the HBO series, his character is an associate of Nucky's.

American professional gambler Arnold Rothstein sits at his desk and pulls the telephone from the wall, Rothstein was accused of masterminding the Black Sox baseball scandal of in which. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

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Arnold Rothstein, the criminal mastermind who gave Luciano his start

Arnold Rothstein

Atlantic City's history of sports attracted people like Arnold 'The Brain' Rothstein (played by Michael Stuhlbarg in 'Boardwalk Empire'), se.

Arnold Rothstein, the big bankroll.

Juan Peron, in full Juan Domingo Perón (born Oct. Lobos, Buenos Aires provincia, Argentina—died July Buenos Aires), army colonel who became president of Argentina and was founder and leader of the Peronist movement.

Hotel employee showing where Rothstein's body fell.

Hotel employee showing where Rothstein's body fell.