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The four community members directly affected by the committee's decision include the Duchess (saloon girl); Mother Shipton (madam); Uncle Billy (a drunk and thief); and John Oakhurst (poker player).
The story is located in Poker Flat, a small Californian community. Certain inhabitants of Poker Flat feel that the community is going down the hill. They have lost a lot of money and the morals of people are thought to be sinking. Consequently a...