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“The Tout” shares his insight for this year’s Basketball season.
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Nevada is the only state to possess a complete skeleton—approximately 55 feet long—of an ichthyosaur, an extinct marine reptile.
Nevada is the driest state in the nation with an average annual rainfall of seven inches.
The Virgin Valley in northern Nevada is the only place in North America where the Black Fire Opal is found in any significant quantity.
Bugsy Siegel named his Las Vegas casino "The Flamingo" for the long legs of his showgirl sweetheart, Virginia Hill.
87% of Nevada land is managed by the federal government. including the secret Area 51 near the little town of Rachel.
The longest running show in Las Vegas was the Folies Bergere at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino. It opened in 1959, closing at the end of March 2009, after nearly 50 years in operation.
The nation's largest silver deposit, the Comstock Lode, was found in Nevada in 1859.