“The Planet Makers”
by L. Ron Hubbard
Publication date: October 1949
Original publication: Thrilling Wonder Stories
Genre: Science Fiction
Story description: “Sleepy” McGee, accomplished planet builder and fine poker player, has an ace up his sleeve when a Colonial Enterprises’ criminal tries to sabotage his work.
Currently available as part of the Stories from the Golden Age series, in the title A Matter of Matter.