The Gambler Who Cheated Al Capone

Titanic Thompson led a wild life, always chasing the next big score, including cheating the infamous mobster Al Capone. He was said to be the model for the character of Sky Masterson in the musical Guys and Dolls. According to legend, when asked how much he was willing to bet, Thompson replied, "The sky's the limit!"

Jan 23, 2019 | Heidi Wiechert

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