How it's Las Vegas Related:Set and filmed in Las Vegas and surronding area with a variety of Vegas Entertainers
Starring: Robert De Niro as Sam (Ace) Rothstein Sharon Stone as Ginger McKenna Joe Pesci as Nicky Santoro James Woods as Lester Diamond
Based on the non-fiction book by Nicholas Pileggi. Robert De Niro stars as Sam "Ace" Rothstein, a Jewish-American top gambling handicapper who is called by the Mob to oversee the day-to-day operations at the fictional Tangiers casino in Las Vegas. The story is based on Frank Rosenthal, who ran the Stardust, Fremont and the Hacienda casinos in Las Vegas for the Chicago Outfit from the 1970s until the early 1980s.
Additional Information: Former Las Vegas mayor and lawyer Oscar Goodman plays himself in the movie.