Definitions for "Abe Sarkis"
Abraham "Abe" Sarkis (December 9, 1913-June 1991) was a Boston mobster who, along with his partner Ilario "Larry Baione" Zannino were the most powerful and feared bookmakers in New England and New York. Their reign lasted over fifty years beginning in 1934. During their tenure, it was said they made millions for Raymond Patriarca, Sr., head of New England's Patriarca crime family and underboss of the Gambino crime family.