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Jackpot is an unincorporated town in Elko County, Nevada. In 2005 it was estimated to have a population of 1,416. Located less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the Idaho border on U.S. Route 93, Jackpot has been a popular casino gaming destination for residents of Idaho and other neighboring states since its founding. Jackpot is located approximately 45 miles (75 km) south of Twin Falls, Idaho, a city of approximately 40,000. Although officially part of the Elko Micropolitan Statistical Area, Jackpot is often considered part of the Greater Twin Falls region. After Idaho outlawed all forms of casino gaming in 1954, "Cactus Pete" Piersanti and Don French moved their slot machine operations from Idaho to the Jackpot townsite. Piersanti's and French's gaming establishments were named Cactu... (from wikipedia)

General Information
Elko County1,189 Population (as of 2000)
Nevada State16 Population (current)
906.9 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.1 Square Miles of Water$137,500 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$30,488 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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9 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$0 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
0 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$0 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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