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Sources: 10 Intriguing Facts About Gambler-Businessman Joseph Zemansky, “A Look Back: The Five Iron Men Of Kansas City,” Allan May,

Daily News (Los Angeles, Calif.), “Joseph Zemansky, Gambler, Dies,” Jan. 12, 1953.

Los Angeles Times (Calif.), “To Erect Fine Structure,” June 12, 1921.

Los Angeles Times (Calif.), “Joseph Zemansky, 75, Dies at San Bernardino,” Jan. 12, 1953.

Jews in Nevada; A History, John P. Marschall, University of Nevada Press: Reno, 2011.

Nevada State Journal, “Reno Night Club Man ‘Coerced’ by K.C. Men, Claim,” April 19, 1939.

Nevada State Journal, “Joseph Zemansky Stricken Sunday,” Jan. 13, 1953.

Oakland Tribune (Calif.), “L.A. Jeweler, Family Bound and Robbed,” Feb. 16, 1934.

Post-Record (Los Angeles, Calif.), “Bandits Trap, Rob Zemanskys,” Feb. 16, 1934.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Reno Club Owner Forced Out of Kansas City, U.S. Agents Declare in Carollo [sic] Arrest,” April 18, 1939.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Open Cellarways Result in Arrest,” Aug. 10, 1945.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Former Owner of Club Fortune Taken by Death,” Jan. 12, 1953.

Satan’s Playground, Paul J. Vanderwood, Duke University Press: North Carolina, 2010.

The Bakersfield Californian, “Gambling Syndicate Loses Concession,” Feb. 28, 1928.

The Sacramento Bee (Calif.), “Sacramentan Will Open Casino in Reno,” May 27, 1937.

The Sacramento Bee (Calif.), “Reno Club Owner Denies Being ‘Muscled’ in Missouri,” April 19, 1939.

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