Skinny D'Amato

1908, -1984 "Mr Atlantic City" "Skinny"

At his funeral, Frank Sinatra served as a pallbearer carrying the casket at the church and cemetery.

Known as "Mr. Atlantic City", he was the owner of the 500 Club in Atlantic City, New Jersey from the 1930s until the club burned down in 1973.

The 500 Club was allegedly a front for an illegal gambling operation providing slot machines, baccarat, craps, roulette, and blackjack. To draw gamblers, he had such big name entertainers as Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis perform at the club.

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