Sources: In the Name of Charity

A Two-Dollar Bet Means Murder, Fred J. Cook, 1961.

Nevada State Journal, “Football Pool to Finance Hospital in Reno Planned,” June 17, 1937.

Nevada State Journal, “Children’s Hospital Site to be Selected This Week,” Sept. 23, 1937.

Nevada State Journal, “Football Pool Office Raided, 3 Held,” Oct. 1, 1937.

Nevada State Journal, “2,140,000 Pool Tickets Seized in S.F.,” Oct. 6, 1937.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Head of Football Pool Arrested By Police in S.F.,” Sept. 24, 1937.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Football Pool Defendants Placed on Trial Today in Justice Court Before Jury,” Oct. 4, 1937.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Six are Indicted in Football Pool in S.F.,” Oct. 6, 1937.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Pool Defendants Enter Innocent Pleas,” Nov. 16, 1937.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Trial is Opened of Football Pool Heads,” March 7, 1938.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Football Lottery Promoters are Convicted,” March 23, 1938.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Head of Lottery Gets Term in Prison,” April 22, 1938.