This is an excellent series of articles on the history of gambling in America. Excerpt from the introduction:
These articles are the result of long travels in many parts of the United States. They are real contributions of human and public interest.
- Preying Upon the Wage Earners
- How They Prey Upon One Another
- Where Every Boy Had to Learn Poker
- Gambling "Commercialized" and Organized
- "Square" Gamblers all "Broke"
- The Story of Hot Springs
- Politics and "Business" Worked for "the Game"
- The "Open" Season of 1912-13
- Something Bound to Happen
- As the "Straight" Gamblers Saw It
- Why an American Monte Carlo is Impossible
- The Story of French Lick
- Safe and Sure, but Small
- Keno Played to Draw Hotel Guests
- She Lost Four Dollars and Wept
- For the Love of Money
- "Heads or Tails," for $35,000
- A Fifteen-Cent Lunch, with $5,000 in His Pocket
- Real Gambling Killed by the Sure-Thing Man
- Blood Brothers of the Game
- Look Out for Jap or White Man!
- Gambling With Father's Money (Johnny Bradley, Seminole Club at Miami, Beach Club at Palm Beach)
1st edition 1914 in the American Magazine, PDF 41 pages.
word count: 18876 which is equivalent to 75 standard pages of text