In 1991, Muehl was convicted of having sex with minors, served seven years, then moved with a core of followers to faro, Portugal.
Some surmised that the lady who stole the cloak might also have stolen the faro bank cash-box.
There the night was spent in whist, faro, suppers, and political consultations.
The "bucket shop," like the lottery and the faro bank, finds its profits in its customers' losses.
When I struck town I got pretty drunk and busted a faro bank.
The first night after the boys got into the Cliff they dropped into 'Nigger's' and got into a game of faro.
The battered Thompson was driven back, to fall against a faro layout.
We dined all together, and after dinner there was a general call for a faro bank; but Croce did not accept.
Perhaps this was the reason he played roulette instead of faro.
The company proceed to play at faro, the bank being the loser.