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Poker Alice

The “Queen of the Western Gamblers” was Alice Ivers. She was both gambler and madam. She also had a religiou…

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“Big Ed” Burns

“Big Ed” Burns was a con man of the first order, roaming the Midwest and West from the 1860s until around 1920. In 1877,…

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