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Ever since the ruthless Chicago mobster Al Capone bought a mansion on Miami’s Palm Island in 1928, South Florida has been a destination for organized crime figures who want to relax and do a little business.Guys like Joey Gallo were always there.
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The Mafia’s traditions in South Florida date to the 1930s gambling heydays in Broward, when Meyer Lansky and his associates came south to claim a piece of the action in dozens of “carpet joints” — classy casinos that operated around Hallandale under the beneficial eye of a crooked sheriff.