Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal was a professional sports bettor, former Las Vegas casino executive of the Argent Corp., and organized crime associate. Rosenthal secretly ran the Stardust casino when it was controlled by the Chicago Outfit from the mid-to late 1970s. His titles at the Stardust included food and beverage director and entertainment director. He also hosted a weekly TV talk and variety show from the Stardust. Rosenthal did not take a casino title to avoid being forced to apply for a key gaming employee’s license, which he knew he would be denied because of his criminal past. Lefty was previous featured in the strip, “Who’s Counting?