mafia safe lake tahoe


The new owner of Bill’s Casino in South Lake Tahoe was doing some remodeling and found a secret safe inside the walls of Bill’s Casino. There was literally NO ACCESS to this safe.  It was just there, totally walled in.  Yeah, I know what you’re thinking:  “there has got to be something incredible in that safe.”

To add to the story, the former owner of Bill’s Casino (and likely the guy who knows what is in the safe) was killed by a car bomb in 1968. We’re gonna go out on a limb and say that casino owners who get killed by car bombs in the 60s were generally involved in the mob.

Mafia in Tahoe is no secret.  Sinatra owned the Ca-Neva casino that had tons of secret tunnels that JFK used to secretly enter the room of Maryln Monroe and discuss politics. There is even a factual documentary about the Mafia in Lake Tahoe called “The Godfather II.”

That mobster and owner of Bill’s was Richard Chartrand.  Whatever he put in that safe is something that we definitely wanna know about…and you can only imagine how interested the Mafia is.

If I was Mike Laub, the guy who is currently the owner and has the safe, I’d be feeling more than just a little weird about this whole thing.

Laub’s son Jordan claims that he’s gonna open the safe live on the internet on Reddit or some damn thing like that. They apparently aren’t worried about what’s inside nor the Mafia repercussions…

What do you guys think about this?  What is in that safe?  Are these Laub guys idiots for making this public?

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  1. elcamino57 says:

    Probably empty, but for them hope it is full of gold.

  2. Goose says:

    Jimmy Hoffa

  3. RR says:

    Pretty cool post Miles!

  4. Geraldo, is in the safe,

  5. JC says:

    A whole s-ton of questionable porn.

  6. Elliot Davis says:

    Jimmy Hoffa in a sleeping bag

  7. Che Boludo says:

    Great story!

  8. heckler says:

    marsellus wallace’s soul……

  9. wilson says:

    A 48 year-old box of cannoli’s.
    A half dozen silver fish, and a buffet voucher for Harvey’s.

  10. Why says:

    Thinking local, I’d guess Fredo Corleone’s head.

  11. Anon says:


  12. Jason says:

    Enough money to send my kids to school and hopefully pay off my house loan so I can ski bumb it again.

  13. Paul says:

    Call Geraldo to run the story live. He needs a comeback in order to redeem himself.

  14. Pablo says:

    There’s absolutely nothingin that safe!! Does anybody really think that somebody would intentionally wall in that safe without emptying the contents?? If so, I’ve got some oceanfront property in Arizona for you!!

  15. ronron says:

    OHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! Is that were I left it? I totally forgot. Yeah, that safe and everything in it belongs to me. Please send it to my house ASAP.

    • holonsnow says:

      hmmmm let me think what id put in a safe that no one would ever find…….no no no not the secret powder gnomes!!!!!!

  16. the_immaculatedeception says:

    A secret contract signed back in the late 60′s for Squaw to buy Alpine in 2011. And at the end it says “PS – See, MIles was right”

  17. Harrahs completely remodeled Bills (then Barney’s) in 1987 … 1st use of metal studs in that building. I worked there then moving slots around. The safe was walled in because it was too heavy to pay to move. Russ MvLenan knew what was in it…

    • Miles Clark says:

      That is high quality information Bart. So, it’s just a piece of crap, junky safe that is essentially so goddamn useless that it was walled in in 1987? That’s funny. No Jimmy Hoffa then, huh?

    • Elena says:

      That sounds good to me……& my 92 year old father-in-law….who use to love that casino. He called it “little bills”.

  18. josh says:

    Plans for the ta-hole

  19. Rich H. says:

    I would venture to say it would be full of cash, plus I would imagine it would be a “trophy case” as people of this type usually like to admire the fruits of their labor.


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