Original Airdate: 
    January 7, 1962

Synopsis. Near Yuma, Arizona, notorious bandit Sebastian Bolanos challenges Bart to a high-stakes poker game in which $70,000—and the lives of five people—hang in the balance.  

Guest stars include Nancy Hsueh, who became one of the first Asian-American actresses to star in a U.S. television series when she landed the role of Mia Elliott, the original lead character on Love is a Many Splendored Thing (CBS, 1967-1973), the popular daytime drama developed for television by Irma Phillips.

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