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Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie

Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
July 30, 2015 10:00AM
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The link within the article referencing West Dallas probably means Oak Cliff, as the article referenced makes no mention of West Dallas. But, in the past 3 decades or so, West Dallas and Oak Cliff have become more confused in folks' minds, including those of media reporters. Oak Cliff has also become confused with South Dallas.

The West Dallas link contains some information that was new to me. Though I knew that these events occurred, I had never particularly linked them with Oak Cliff. I also did not know that Binion originated "The World Series of Poker."

Dave McNeely
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
July 30, 2015 04:42PM
I suggested on here a year or so ago that Binion and his war with Herbert Noble would make a great movie.
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
July 30, 2015 06:29PM
It would make a hell of a movie with maybe Clooney playing Noble and Ned Beatty would make a good Binion if he is not too old.
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
July 30, 2015 08:16PM
Clooney is too handsome to play Herbert Noble. Jim
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
July 31, 2015 06:21AM
cwuub9 Wrote:
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> It would make a hell of a movie with maybe Clooney
> playing Noble
and Ned Beatty would make a good
> Binion if he is not too old.

There's a resemblance.

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Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
August 03, 2015 01:30PM
Hollywood has often gotten handsome actors to play less-than-handsome men. Warren Beatty as Clyde Barrow, for example.
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
August 25, 2015 03:01PM
If they make it, I am there on opening night!!!!!! Read "Blood Aces" about Benny Binion's life. A great read!!!!
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
August 25, 2015 07:43PM
Where would be a copy of that book? It's no longer in print, I'm sure. Will try Amazon. Jim
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
September 09, 2015 12:10PM
Read "I'll Do My Own Damn Killing" about Binion and the Dallas gambling scene.
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
September 15, 2020 04:08PM
old man from dallas Wrote:
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> [tiny.cc]
>
> The link within the article referencing West
> Dallas probably means Oak Cliff, as the article
> referenced makes no mention of West Dallas. But,
> in the past 3 decades or so, West Dallas and Oak
> Cliff have become more confused in folks' minds,
> including those of media reporters. Oak Cliff has
> also become confused with South Dallas.
>
> The West Dallas link contains some information
> that was new to me. Though I knew that these
> events occurred, I had never particularly linked
> them with Oak Cliff. I also did not know that
> Binion originated "The World Series of Poker."

Does anyone know the status of this? The story would STILL make a great movie, though of course Hollywood would bowdlerize it.

Dave McNeely
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
September 16, 2020 02:59PM
Well, I found at least a sort of answer to my own question.

[www.dallasnews.com]

So, does anyone know if this came to fruition? I can't find further evidence of the show being broadcast.

BTW, the link on my original post seems to no longer work.

Dave McNeely
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
October 07, 2020 07:10PM
You can read it here online....

[jgbukz.ga]
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
October 07, 2020 07:17PM
Here's a link to the internet movie database "Untitled Benny Binion Project"

[www.imdb.com]

It appears nothing has been done yet.
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
October 07, 2020 09:14PM
ratfink23T Wrote:
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> You can read it here online....
>
> [jgbukz.ga]

First you have to buy something or install something on your computer.

I got my copy from Amazon a couple of years ago. I suspect one still can do so.

Here: [www.amazon.com]

Kind of pricey, though. I'll bet libraries have it. If yours doesn't, try interlibrary loan.

Dave McNeely



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/07/2020 09:17PM by old man from dallas.
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
October 08, 2020 09:42AM
I got "Blood Aces" a couple of years ago as an eBook in epub format.
If you have access to a good Usenet or torrent D/L site, it's probably still available.

I have switched from hard copy to eBook format because being able to
adjust size and type of fonts enables me to read without glasses.
Plus there are thousands of FREE eBooks available on Amazon.

If interested in how to get free eBooks, let me know here.

EXAMPLES:

[www.amazon.com]

[www.amazon.com]



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 10/08/2020 10:06AM by Frank.
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
October 08, 2020 11:43AM
My wife reads lots of ebooks on her reading device. I am an old fart, and I enjoy the feel and comfort of a good book. I even like the smell. It takes me back to the elementary school library experience, and to the comfort of being able to go off by myself and read, read, read. When my family moved to Dallas in 1955, and I started school at John H. Reagan Elementary School, that was the first time I had been in a school with a separate library, not integrated into the classroom. In the schools I attended before, in Wicket, Pyote, and Big Spring Texas, there were classroom book collections that my Big Spring teachers referred to as the library. But in Dallas schools we had a whole room that was nothing else but books with a librarian in charge. I was amazed and delighted. I could check out a book any time I wanted, and I did almost daily, usually completing reading it before bedtime that same night. I even miss the old card catalalogs, going through them card by card. Most people on here probably don't even know what a card catalog is. During the time I attended James Fannin Elementary School, the library got a particularly large order of new books. Though we had two days a week that we regularly had a class period in the library, that time, my teacher let us all get books, and spend the whole day reading! Oh, joy!

When we moved from Edmond, OK to Spokane, WA I culled my home library and sold most of the culls to book sellers. The prices I got were pitiful, and though it would have meant a separate van just for the books, I regret it. I gave a lot of the books to the Oklahoma City County Library, also, and some academic books to several different universities. My wife being a university library director, I had inside information as to which ones might be added to the collections, and which ones would likely go into the "Friends of the Library" book sales.

Dave McNeely
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
October 08, 2020 02:01PM
Dave

Excuuuuse me! "Old fart? I just turned 77 in Sep, How dare you call us farts.

I have always been a heavy reader, but not a collector. Other than reference
books, I hardly ever had anything but paper backs. Different strokes. Even the PBs
would be donated to a library.

With ebooks, I can have a more extensive library than I ever dreamed. My current
online Amazon library now stands at 8,531 and always available. Of course I'll
never read them all.

Here is a free book site that your wife might enjoy or even 'you'.
Two days ago I got an eBook version of the "Jefferson Bible" including a facsimile
of an original page.

[www.globalgreyebooks.com]



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Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
October 09, 2020 12:47PM
old man from dallas Wrote:
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> ratfink23T Wrote:
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> > You can read it here online....
> >
> > [jgbukz.ga]
>
> First you have to buy something or install
> something on your computer.
>
> I got my copy from Amazon a couple of years ago.
> I suspect one still can do so.
>
> Here:
> [www.amazon.com]
> ss
>
> Kind of pricey, though. I'll bet libraries have
> it. If yours doesn't, try interlibrary loan.

No you can read it online free not download it. There are arrows that move you backwards and forward through the book.
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
October 09, 2020 04:06PM
ratfink23T Wrote:
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> old man from dallas Wrote:
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> > ratfink23T Wrote:
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This is in Gabon Africa
Current Travel Advisories

Level 3: Reconsider Travel
From the US State Department tells me not to visit a site there.
Re: Dallas Gambling Wars may become movie
October 09, 2020 04:44PM
You can get "Blood Aces" AudioBook free with a free 30 day trial
to Amazon's Audible Plus AudioBook site:
Look for a play arrow beneath the pic of the book cover for audio sample.
Sound kinda like old radio narrator.

[www.amazon.com]



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