XVIII - "Pinball Wizard vs. Evel Knievel - Tilt!" - Mirage - Chicago Sun-Times

XVIII - "Pinball Wizard vs. Evel Knievel - Tilt!" - Mirage - Chicago Sun-Times

by: Pamela Zekman, Zay N. Smith | publication date: January 27, 1978 | Publication: Chicago Sun Times | pages: pp. 6-7

"Pinball Wizard was having another bad night on the Evel Knievel machine. "'You scurvy dog! You whore! I don't let no machine do this to me!' "Bernie Delaney worked by day in a camera store near the Mirage. At night, he was Pinball Wizard. He could not resist the machines. It had been that way since he was 14...."

Part XVIII of the Mirage Tavern sting series, exposing Chicago corruption. This one centers on one of the regulars at the Mirage, known as Pinball Wizard.

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