“Wyatt immediately became busy with a new saloon, the Northern, within days of their arrival. Despite a deadly pneumonia epidemic that nearly decimated the camp, Wyatt scored with his usual golden combination of liquor, gambling, and prostitution.” -P. 137, Lady at the OK Corral


“In Goldfield, they were reunited with Tex Rickard, whose New Northern was the most popular saloon in town. But it was Tex’s career as a fight promoter that exploded in Nevada. To raise interest in an upcoming championship fight, he dumped prize money of more than $32,000 in gold pieces into the window of the […]