March 19: Gambling in Nevada
Today is the 84th anniversary of the legalization of gambling in the state of Nevada.
Here are three things you may not know about gambling in Nevada.
• In part, you have civil engineering to thank for the casinos of Las Vegas.
The legalization of gambling coincided with the construction of the Hoover Dam, 30 miles away.
• It’s not legal everywhere in the state.
Gambling is not legal in the cities of Panaca and Boulder City.
• A lot of people never go to Las Vegas on their trip to Vegas.
The Strip and McCarran Airport are in the unincorporated community of Paradise, Nevada.
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