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Sources: U.S. Prohibits Gambling on Domestic Election Results

Mason Valley News (Nev.), “Election Betting Heavy in State,” Nov. 4, 1932.

Observer, “Betting on Ballots: An Inside Look at the Business of Gambling on Elections,” John A. Tures, Oct. 20, 2019,

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “It is Illegal to Place Bets on Election,” Nov. 2, 1960

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Rule Stuns Jail Inmate Conforte,” Nov. 4, 1960.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “State Gaming Board Files Against Books,” May 9, 1961.