Mr. Lucky was an honest professional gambler who had won a plush floating casino, the ship Fortuna, and used it as his base of operations. Staying beyond the three-mile limit, where he ...
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Honest gamblers Joe Adams (alias Mr. Lucky) and Andamo arrive in the Port of Los Angeles on a freighter as crewmen-broke but cheerful.They meet up with a notorious conman,help save his life and end ...
A crooked businessman has convicts paroled to him and then threatens to have them sent back unless they do exactly as he says-including strong-arming and murder.Mr. Lucky and Andamo help one of the ...
An armed robbery of the Fortuna II curiously includes the taking of personal checks which were used to pay off gambling losses. This oddity leads Mr. Lucky and Andamo to the true reason for the crime...
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Mr. Lucky was an honest professional gambler who had won a plush floating casino, the ship Fortuna, and used it as his base of operations. Staying beyond the three-mile limit, where he could operate a gambling ship legally, Mr. Lucky played host to a wide variety of people, all of whom came to make use of his luxurious facility. Helping him run the casino, is his good friend Andamo.
During the summer of 2004 we happened upon the derelict, rusting hulk of the Fortuna moored to a dock in Eureka, California. The harbor master pointed it out to us as what was left of the yacht used on the TV series.
Lord only knows what the poor thing had gone through after being decommissioned by Hollywood. The harbor master intimated it might have been used as a drug running boat to and from Mexico.
In any event, a peek through its windows from dockside revealed it is now being used as a storage facility for various boat machinery and parts.
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