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Sources: Nevada Mobsters Run Illegal Games at Oregon Retreat, Reportedly

Coos Bay Times (Marshfield, Ore.), Ad for Pier Café, March 19, 1936.

Coos Bay Times (Marshfield, Ore.), “Currier’s Village Resort Sold to W.E. Ellingsworth,” Dec. 23, 1940.

“Legal Gambling in the State of Oregon,”

KCIW, “Ewing’s Doings—Out and About: The Fascinating History of Lakeside, Oregon,” Angela Ewing, July 6, 2015,

Offbeat Oregon, “Little-Known Lakeside Resort Was Packed With Hollywood Stars,” Finn J.D. John, Oct. 15, 2017,

Oregon Statesman, “Rolph Leaving Marion Hotel,” Feb. 13, 1936.

The Roots of Reno: Northern Nevada’s Early Casinos and the Sins it Took to Build Them, Al Moe, 2008.

The World (Coos Bay, Ore.), “Sign Stirs Memories of Storied Resort,” June 19, 2003.