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A mobster who has no idea how to play poker but his subordinates are too scared to tell him

(via Mob moll, 1931 - Mob molls of New York City: Female companions of Mafia men - NY Daily News)

Not sure of the significance of the timing, but today's NY Daily News digs into its archive to make a slide show dedicated to “Mob molls of NYC” (circa 1920s-1960s).

Behind every great man is a great woman, and behind every great gangster is an equally great mob moll! Take a fascinating look at the female companions of the New York City Mafia, who not only put their lives on the line being associated with some of the most dangerous men in the world, but who also acted as their accomplices in some of the most deadliest crimes

The show includes images of Virginia Hill, Janice Drake, and Lottie Coll. Wish the captions probed a bit deeper into how these photos were staged for journalists by law enforcement to promote the prosecution’s POV on those depicted.

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