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Sources: Faro Breeds Cunning Card Sharps En Masse

Frontier Gambling: The Games, The Gamblers & The Great Gambling Halls of the Old West, G.R. Williamson, Indian Head Publications, 2011.

Gambling Exposed: A Full Exposition of all the Various Arts, Mysteries, and Miseries of Gambling, Jonathan H. Green, T.B. Peterson: Philadelphia, 1857.

Knights of the Green Cloth: The Saga of the Frontier Gamblers, Robert K. DeArment, University of Oklahoma Press, 1982.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Gamblers’ Tricks,” June 29, 1885.

Sharps and Flats: A Complete Revelation of the Secrets of Cheating at Games of Chance and Skill, John N. Maskelyne, 1894,

St. Louis Daily Globe-Democrat (Mo.): Gaming in Jackson’s Time,” March 23, 1884.

Sucker’s Progress: An Informal History of Gambling in America, Herbert Asbury, Thunder’s Mouth Press: New York, 1938.

The Daily Examiner (San Francisco, Calif.): Playing Faro to Win,” Sept. 27, 1885.

The Old West; The Gamblers, Time-Life Books: Virginia, 1978.