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Appearing in "The Gambler Bets His Life!"
- Gotham City
- State Prison
- Silver Horseshoe Casino
- Leaky rowboat
Synopsis for "The Gambler Bets His Life!"
The Gambler is on trial for the murder of gangster Rocks Morton, but despite being sentenced to the electric chair he flippantly bets the judge he'll escape from prison on the night of his execution. Soon people all over the city are placing illicit bets on whether the Gambler will be able to make good on his brazen statement. On the fateful night Green Lantern and Doiby Dickles personally come to see that nothing is amiss when the Gambler is placed in the electric chair, only to find out the wiring was reversed and be shocked into unconsciousness and thrown out a high window to their apparent deaths. The Gambler and his minion who helped carry out his plan go to where the cash bet on his claim is stored to collect it themselves, which had been his plan all along, only for the minion to reveal himself as a disguised Green Lantern who discovered the tampered wiring beforehand. A fight breaks out between the hero and the Gambler's gang, and Green Lantern is knocked out when the Gambler steps on a loose plank, the hero's powers useless against wooden objects. Lantern and Dickles are put in a sinking rowboat but he manages to use his ring to push them both back to shore. Lantern pursues the Gambler to the Silver Horseshoe casino only to realize the Gambler paid every single guest to dress up as him so Green Lantern couldn't pick out the real one. However Green Lantern uses a traditional call for help used by carnies, and the Gambler instinctively comes running right into the hero's hands. The Gambler is returned to prison, but his execution is cancelled when it's learned that the man he supposedly killed is actually still alive, the false announcement having been part of his plan. Alan Scott mails a box of Havana cigars to the Gambler in prison, having lost a bet that he wouldn't be executed.
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