The Casino movie true story reveals that Sam and Ginger Rothstein's real life counterparts, Frank and Geraldine Rosenthal, had a daughter named Stephanie. Every main character in Casino is based on a real -life individual. Sam “Ace” Rothstein is based on Frank Rosenthal, Ginger McKenna is based. Nicholas Pileggi wrote the book Casino, on which the film is based, and was . The real -life Ginger (the character portrayed by Sharon Stone) did die from a. She owned her own house and was raising her year-old daughter Robin, who was fathered by her high school sweetheart Lenny Marmor. Nicholas Pileggi began working on the script for Casino with Martin Scorsese around , based on the Rosenthal family. October 13, , Miami Beach heart attack. Today Week Month All What Is Satta Matka Gambling? There is no evidence that McGee ever was a prostitute. Navigation Main page Contents Featured content Current events Random article Donate to Wikipedia Wikipedia store. The actions taken were meant as a message to the group to deter any of the others from coming back to do the same. Newark, New Jersey, USA Anthony 'The Ant' Spilotro Born: Tools What links here Related changes Upload file Special pages Permanent link Page information Wikidata item Cite this page. Rubber mallets are less likely to leave a mark. In December , Tony Spilotro, the real life Nicky Santoro, was blacklisted by the Nevada Gaming Commission, preventing him from entering any casino. Ginger is not very happy and winds up having two separate affairs, one with Lester Diamond James Woods , her pimp ex-boyfriend and a country club golf hustler, along with Sam's best friend, Nicky Santoro Joe Pesci.