In 1920, Victor “Frenchy” Lassarre was one of two card cheats caught in what is considered the first sting operation in Las Vegas. He is pictured here on a Nevada State Prison information card. Courtesy of Robert Stoldal. See Culling Out Card Sharks
Came across this great site on my Las Vegas research What a gem!
All the Dirt. All in One Place.
With cutting-edge content spread throughout an immaculately restored former U.S. Post Office and Courthouse built in the 1930s, The Mob Museum takes visitors on a world-class, interactive journey that explores the fascinating power struggle between organized crime and law enforcement — from the birth of the Mob through today. Located steps from Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas, the Museum provides an experience unlike any other. Link to site The Mob Museum