Here is what happened on Boardwalk Empire season 5 Episode 2 “The Good Listener,” below!
Eli is looking pretty bad. Eli wakes up in the top of a warehouse in Chicago. He watches the Feds as they go through and arrest everyone who has liquor. After getting his fill of the events transpiring Eli turns and walks away.
Nucky is in New York having a spot of tea with Johnny Torrio. Torrio tells Nucky he thinks that Al Capone is behind the move into his territory. Torrio than drops the news that Joe Masserai is dead. Nucky ask Torrio,if he might know perchance who tried to have him whacked. Nucky apparently doesn’t believe in coincidence and feels there is a connection between the attempt to kill him and Joe being killed. Nucky tells Torrio he thinks that Myer Lansky was behind it. Torrio tells him that maybe he should take a hint and retire.