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- Meyer Lansky’s heirs seek compensation for Cuba’s seizure of Riviera casino
December 10, 2015
The grandson of legendary mobster Meyer Lansky wants Cuba to pay compensation for seizing his grandfather’s casino nearly six decades ago. Lansky helped establish Cuba as a regional gambling haven before the Fidel Castro-led revolutionaries overthrew the regime of Fulgencio Batista on New Year's Day, 1959. Lansky was the driving...