Nevada is known to this day, thanks to the countless silver mines, discovered from 1849, which brought to Nevada the first explorers and adventurers. With them also came traders and the first trading posts, markets and towns, which in time would form the embryo of new cities.
Among Americans, Nevada remains known as the Land of Sin, as it specializes in two controversial activities: Casinos and Brothels. This must be the only state in the United States where you can choose from thousands of gambling houses to try your luck, then cross the street and visit the girls’ house without fear. Here, it is common to find people on the streets handing out leaflets, similar to those of Loan Money, but advertising brothels of all kinds and even call centers, who inform you by telephone of the nearest brothel. For these and others, Nevada is a unique place: Depending on your personal point of view it can be shocking, surrealistic, strange, arid, tragicomic or fun, but it is undeniable that it is a competent state in making money.
The sign announcing the presence of a Casino in the middle of the desert is Jackpot’s most visible mark, a location on the north side of Highway 93, just past the Idaho border. In practice, Jackpot is just a collection of desert hotels and casinos, and it has among the residents of Idaho, where gambling is prohibited, that are the main patrons.
One of the popular casinos in Nevada is The Cactus Petes in Jackpot. Cactus Petes Resort & Horseshu Hotel provides a comfortable setting for your stay in Jackpot. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, express check-in/check-out and complimentary wireless Internet access in public areas. The Cactus Petes has a porter service, a 24-hour front desk, and a currency exchange desk. A games room, meeting rooms and a hair salon are available. Cactus Petes has 25 rooms that are fitted with all the necessities to ensure a comfortable stay. You can make your hot drinks with the coffee / tea maker.
Cactus Petes also has a restaurant and bar, where you can relax at the end of the day with a dinner and a digestive. Guests who want to have fun after dinner can relax at the casino.
According to a recent survey, there are 210,000 slot machines in Nevada, those little machines where you insert a coin, push a button, rotate the symbols on the display and hope that many of the same symbols will come out, which would make it a Happy jackpot winner.
Although casinos have virtually every type of game, slot machines are still the most popular. In addition to the game, the state of Nevada is also the national champion in gold mining, and the industry excels in the production of electrical equipment and machinery.
Adjacent are some Mesquite residences, built in a style similar to the traditional indigenous dwellings of the region. Mesquite, located on the southeastern end of Nevada, emerged in the middle of the desert, only because it was set on a trail leading to the west, also followed by the Mormons. It is so incredibly hot and secluded by the desert that it is hard to believe that anyone ever decided to settle here. The name of the city came about in 1887, thanks to a Mormon named Dudley Leavitt, who with his five wives and thirty-nine sons and daughters decided to settle in this region.