Reassembled from partial quotes in archived forum messages by: The Thinker
The author writes:
And the big draw at Jackie Hollister's* Casino is, rather surprisingly**, the Chess Club. Though I do note that it is quite brutal - I understand that Dr. Insidio, of all people, managed to lose $5000 in a single night, despite decisively winning every game he played.
* Who? She's one of Don Hollister's cousins, from his uncle Mervyn's marriage to Nathalie Braseby, to pin things down exactly. Do pay attention won't you!
** Or unsurprisingly, if any of you have been keeping tabs on the Head Librarian's most recent story arc...