To his chagrin, Beau repeatedly gets out-conned. First, on a bet on a stagecoach. Then, in a series of land deals. Trouble is, Beau isn't just losing his own money, but also that of his friend Jerry O'Brien. Even when he wins, Beau ends up losing and he fears that he has lost that special Maverick touch. Finally at the end, the reason becomes all too clear.