Did You Know? – Albert Anastasia

Our did you know? series is a new feature for the NCS, where we take snippets of information and share them with you. Whether it’s about mobsters, places, events, or just setting the record straight on information that has been published. Each Wednesday we will publish them on here and our social media channels, so keep an eye out! Did You Know That… Albert Anastasia was sentenced to death in the electric chair at Sing…


March 1936: Lucky Luciano Flees New York

In late March 1936, Lucky Luciano received a tip that he was going to be arrested on charges that stemmed back to an investigation into a prostitution racket. Lucky decided to flee to Hot Springs, Arkansas to wait for the investigation and heat to die down. Unfortunately for him, a New York detective in Hot Springs on a different assignment spotted Luciano and notified Dewey. On April 3, Luciano was arrested in Hot Springs on…


4 Things to consider when choosing a dispensary in Las Vegas

Since time immemorial, marijuana has been the most famous street drug in the U.S. Statistics published by the World Health Organization (WHO) indicate that over 94 million Americans admit to having encountered marijuana at least once in their lifetime. Thanks to the legalization of hemp in most states over the recent years, cannabis can now be responsibly consumed for both medical and recreational purposes.  The thriving marijuana industry has seen the emergence of dispensaries that…


How to Obtain a Bonus When Gambling Online

Gambling is another way of earning money, as long as you win. Before the internet, people had to find a casino, and if gambling was illegal in your region, then they had to go a distance to get to a brick and mortar gambling hall. Now, things have changed since the internet has created a natural home to the best online gambling sites. When looking for a gambling site, there are several factors that you…


Did You Know? – Dutch Schultz

Our did you know? series is a new feature for the NCS, where we take snippets of information and share them with you. Whether it’s about mobsters, places, events, or just setting the record straight on information that has been published. Each Wednesday we will publish them on here and our social media channels, so keep an eye out! Did You Know That… Dutch Schultz, who was born Arthur Flegenheimer, was shot at the Palace…


Any Mafia Historians/Fans Out There? We Have a Job For You!

Sometime ago we took control of another popular page on Facebook, from a friend of ours who decided to step down and pursue other interests. Until now we haven’t really had a plan for the page – but after speaking with one of our admins and close friends Alan Lindbloom, we have decided to re-publish the page and take on some admins. The page is the Classic Gangster Society. The page will be used for…


The Numbers Racket To Online Casinos: How Far Betting Has Come

Ever fancied a flutter at the weekends on the football? Perhaps horse racing is more your thing? Back in the early days of the 20th century betting was a massive money maker for the Mafia as street games, horse racing and baseball in particular were huge markets for gambling. Working class people would revel at the opportunity to chuck a little money at something where they could potentially win a lot more back. Back in…


Did You Know? – Paul Ricca

Our did you know? series is a new feature for the NCS, where we take snippets of information and share them with you. Whether it’s about mobsters, places, events, or just setting the record straight on information that has been published. Each Wednesday we will publish them on here and our social media channels, so keep an eye out! Did You Know That… Paul Ricca saved Al Capone’s life in the drive-by shooting at the…