Sources: Nevada Makes Gamblers Choose

Freeport Journal-Standard, “Dice Rattling As Casinos Reopen In Cuba,” Feb. 19, 1959.

LIFE, “Mobsters Move in on Troubled Havana and Split Rich Gambling Profits with Batista,” March 10, 1958.

Nevada State Journal, “Gaming Hearing Foes Win Point,” Feb. 27, 1957.

Nevada State Journal, “Nevadans Discuss Cuba Bid,” Dec. 31, 1957.

Nevada State Journal, “Nevadans Have Stake in Big Cuban Casino,” March 23, 1958.

Nevada State Journal, “8 Las Vegas Given Choice of Location,” April 26, 1958.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Gamblers Charge Czarism,” Jan. 26, 1957.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Nevada Senate Veteran Gets Casino Offer,” Dec. 26, 1957.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Nevada Political Picture,” March 15, 1958.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Nevada Gamblers Must Quit Cuba,” April 25, 1958.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Nevada Gamblers Among Those Who Will Lose Out,” Jan. 3, 1959.

Vanity Fair, “All Havana Broke Loose: An Oral History of Tropicana,” Jean Stein, Sept. 2011.