Bat is undercover to break up a gang of highly respected businessmen in Cheyenne. He has to work himself into their group to be the fall guy. His task becomes dangerous when the only man who knows of his assignment dies of a heart attack.
Bat agrees to work undercover for the Wyoming territorial administrator to try to infiltrate a gang of ruthless Cheyenne businessmen who mastermind a crime wave behind their veneer of respectability. Bat works his way into their gang by joining a poker game with them at the Cheyenne Club, losing over $10,000, and then not being able to pay. To make good on his debt they force him to help organize the robbery of a bank one of them manages. Bat puts together two plans. One is how to rob the bank and the other is a frame up of the bank owner. He enlists the aid of a female blackjack dealer Ellie Winters he asked to join him in Cheyenne. They discover that federal agents are there who suspect him of complicity in the crimes as they know nothing of his assignment. Ellie sees an article in the paper that his alibi, the territorial representative, died of a massive heart attack, leaving him trapped between two fires. Written by
The Cheyenne Club - center of culture and intrigue in the brawling cattle town of Cheyenne, Wyoming. Some men came to the club for its elegance, some for it's gambling, some to meet a pretty face. On this occurrence, a man acted from all three motives, plus a fourth. Bat Masterson, the man who became a legend in his own time.
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