High stakes

Mar 01, 1998
<p>ITT Corp's proxy gamble</p>
When Bat Masterson and Doc Holliday sat down to a hand of poker, faro or vingt-et-un, the deal of the deck determined who won. When Sam Giancana and Lefty Rosenthal grappled in Las Vegas, the winner was more likely to prevail by the cold steel of a pistol barrel.

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