-Estelle, an African American maid and shop steward at the Tumbleweed casino is killed in a hit and run. Sheriff Lamb believes it was murder.
-Estelle was the illegitimate daughter of a wealthy, white businessman who was paying for her to go to college.
-Tracy, one of the other maids, resented that Estelle's father was giving her money and blackmailed her for it, eventually running her down when Estelle's remarks at a Union meeting made her angry.
-When Chicago turns down Savino's plans to expand, he looks to get legitimate financing to expand the Tumbleweed, a neighboring casino.
-The Milwaukee mob is looking at the same property. Savino offers to partner but Milwaukee pulls a botched hit on him instead.
-Johnny Rizzo returns and threatens to put the brakes on Savino's plan unless he gives him half of Vince's own cut. Savino agrees.
-Savino's men kill the Milwaukee rep and bury the body.
-Jack Lamb asks out Mia Rizzo on a date. She looks interested but already has plans with the DA.