The History of one of the World's most Influential Mobsters
& why it made the Carpe City list
The Mafia may not be rats, but they are known to bend the truth! So, when it comes to Lucky Luciano’s nickname, it is tough to know which story is true. Luciano told multiple stories of how his nickname came to be. One story was that Luciano was involved in multiple near-death beatings that he luckily escaped from. Another story was that Luciano simply had incredible luck when gambling. And, least impressively, was that it was a derivation of his last name. Anyway, Lucky Luciano soon became a household name in America, and many still know it today.
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