The two of them played about four hands of spades, each of which was close but as usual, Yvonne won. Of course, she had to sell wolf tickets after the win. "The next time you come over Mchael, I'll let you win." "Let me win?" he asked incredulously.
2010, Theodore Dallas Ashford, A Lone Pine Traveler (ISBN 1453567852), page 145:
A lot of selling of wolf tickets but never any blood. I wish they would kill one of themselves so there would be some peace around here.
2010, Donald Hall, Dock Ellis in the Country of Baseball (ISBN 1439146020), page 164:
Dock has never fired a gun at anyone. He may possibly have sold a reporter a handful of wolf tickets.