Gamblers guns: Les Burchard owned the local gambling palace, Half the town and most of the surrounding territory, and WAlt DEvon's thousand acre ranch would make him king of the land. The trouble was DEvon did not want to sell. In a ruthless bid to claim the spread. Burchard tried everything from poker to murder. But Walt Devon was a betting man by nature, even when the stakes were high. The way that DEvon figured, the odds were stacked against him. He could die, or die and take his enemy off the earth.