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Sources: Wyatt Earp’s Main Career Was Gambling

American Experience, “The Life of Wyatt Earp,”

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

Gaslamp Museum, “Wyatt Earp,”

History Collection, “40 Facts About the Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp,” Larry Holzwarth, June 14, 2019,, “Seattle Newspaper Reports on November 25, 1899 That Wyatt Earp Will Open a Gambling House in the City,” John Caldbick, Dec. 2, 2016,

San Diego Union (Calif.), “Wyatt Earp,” Craig MacDonald, Oct. 17, 1978.

True West Magazine, “Wyatt Earp’s Wild Times in Nome,” Mark Boardman, April 2016,

True West Magazine, “Wyatt Earp: The Missing Years,” Johnny D. Boggs, March 16, 2016,

Wyatt Earp: His Life and Many Legends, Allen Barra, Carroll & Graf Publishers Inc.: New York, 1998.

Wyatt Earp: The Missing Years; San Diego in the 1800s, Kenneth R. Cilch and Kenneth R. Cilch Jr., Gaslamp Books/Museum: San Diego, 1998.