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Sources: Few Convictions for Cheating at Gambling Interpreted

House of Cards, Jerome Skolnick, Little, Brown & Co., 1978.

Nevada State Journal, “Trick Roulette Wheel Checked,” July 6, 1939.

Nevada State  Journal, “King and Coppersmith Information is Filed,” July 8, 1939.

Nevada State  Journal, “Coppersmith, King Guilty,” Aug. 22, 1939.

Nevada State Journal,  “Leos Sentenced,” Aug. 23, 1939.

Nevada State Journal, “Trial is Ordered in Gambling Case,” Jan. 28, 1943.

Nevada State Journal, “Card Cheating Hearing Set,” April 24, 1948.

Nevada State Journal, “Crooked Deck Hearing Today,” May 18, 1948.

Nevada State Journal, “Marked Deck Trial Nears End in Reno,” June 11, 1948.

Nevada State Journal, “Sikes Guilty of Cheating at 21 Game,” June 12, 1948.

Nevada State Journal, “Six Months $1,000 Fine Given Sikes,” June 15, 1948.

Nevada State Journal, “Gambling Cheat Policy Revised,” Aug. 22, 1968.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Gambling Games to be Checked After Wheel is Seized,” July 6, 1939.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Gambling License Board to Act on Case,” Aug. 25, 1939.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Illegal Gambling Charged to Man,” Jan. 26, 1943.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Man Arraigned on Gaming Charge,” Jan. 27, 1943.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Alfred Rooney is Convicted,” March 6, 1943.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Alfred L. Rooney Is Sentenced,” March 11, 1943.

The Rise of the Biggest Little City: An Encyclopedic History of Reno Gaming, 1931-1981, Dwayne Kling, University of Nevada Press, 2000.