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 Paul “Skinny” D'Amato

Paul “Skinny” D'Amato

Birth
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA
Death 5 Jun 1984 (aged 75–76)
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Mays Landing, Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Near the main door. Right side.
Memorial ID 19629 · View Source
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Organized Crime Figure. Known as "Mr. Atlantic City", he was the owner of the 500 Club in Atlantic City, New Jersey from the 1930's until the club burned down in 1973. The 500 Club was a front for an illegal gambling operation providing slot machines, baccarat, craps, roulette, and blackjack. To draw gamblers, he had such big name entertainers as Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis,Jr., Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis perform at the club. At his funeral Frank Sinatra served as a pallbearer carrying the casket at the church and cemetery.

Bio by: Bill Heneage


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 19 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19629
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Paul “Skinny” D'Amato (1 ??? 1908–5 Jun 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19629, citing Holy Cross Cemetery and Chapel Mausoleum, Mays Landing, Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .