• Death in the Desert: The Ted Binion Homicide Case

  • By: Cathy Scott
  • Narrated by: James Dark
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • 2.7 out of 5 stars (11 ratings)

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Death in the Desert: The Ted Binion Homicide Case

By: Cathy Scott
Narrated by: James Dark
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Multi-millionaire Ted Binion, son and heir to the estate of cowboy gangster and gambler Benny Binion who helped mold Las Vegas, was found dead in his million-dollar home on September 17, 1998. Binion's girlfriend, a one-time exotic dancer, and her lover, Rick Tabish, a contractor from Missoula, Montana, each were convicted, then, in a second trial, acquitted of killing Binion by forcing him to swallow a mixture of black tar heroin and the sedative Xanax.

Death in the Desert: The Ted Binion Homicide Case takes you inside this incredible case surrounded by drugs, gambling, mobsters, and a $14 million silver stash. It explores whether it was murder, as the prosecution contended, or an accidental overdose, as the defense claimed. The book includes never-before-seen historical photos of the Binion family.

©2004, 2011 Cathy Scott (P)2012 Cathy Scott

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