Bugsy Seigel: Credited with the idea to make Las Vegas into the Gambling and tourism hot spot that it is today. He moved to Los Angeles in the 40's to watch over the Mafia's deals out west. He tried out to be an actor, taking a few screen tests, however nothing ever came of it. Bugsy Siegel worked for Lucky Luciano. His greatest achievement was the creation of the Flamingo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Nevada.