Arnold Rothstein Biography
Birthday: January 17, 1882 (Capricorn)
Born In: nhattan, New York City, New York
Arnold Rothstein was an American businessman, racketeer, and gambler, who became the kingpin of American organized crime scene in the 20s. He is credited with turning the hooliganism of the organized crime syndicates into business enterprises. He was also known to have interests in professional sports, gambling, and fixing sports. He was believed to be the main force behind the fixing of 1919 World Series. He was also a man with intricate business sensibilities. Arnold was one of the very first gangsters, who could foresee a fortune out of Prohibition, and made millions out of it. Born and brought up in a financially stable family in Manhattan, he was jealous of his older brother, who was highly regarded by his father. He eventually ventured into gambling and made a great fortune, but dealing with crime and criminals was always risky and he had to pay for his life. In November 1928, Arnold was shot dead, owing to a huge debt, incurred through losing a poker game a month ago. Several films, such as ‘Eight Men Out’ and ‘Mobsters,’ have portrayed the life of Arnold.