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Nevada, a hotbed of casino gambling, is also one of the few states without a lottery. For years casino owners have been adamantly opposed to the establishment of a state lottery in Nevada. In areas bordering California Nevada residents cross the state line to play the California lottery along with Powerball and Mega Millions. Las Vegas residents must drive about 45 miles to reach the nearest out of state lottery retailer. Thanks to Nevada lotto fans Rosie’s at the Boulder Inn Café located on State Route 93 in Arizona is the state’s second highest grossing lottery retailer. The 77 year old truck stop is a popular destination for Nevada lottery players and according to general manager Brad Larsen business is very brisk when jackpots top $100 million or more. Larsen stated, “It doesn’t even get busy until $100 million,” he said. “$200 million its double-row parking; $300 million the news crews are in here.”
Many people find it strange that a state with wide ...