Back In The Day, This Quiet Nevada Town Was A Mafia Mecca

When Nevadans think of the mob, Las Vegas is usually what instantly comes to mind. It’s undeniable that Vegas’s deep involvement with the mob goes back decades upon decades. However, Vegas is not the town that is featured in this article. There was one town in Nevada that “paved the way” for Vegas to become the mafia mecca that it was during the 50’s and 60’s. This was the town where Nevada’s relationship with the mob truly began.

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Did you know about Reno’s involvement with the mafia? Although the days of the mob’s control of Nevada are long over, it’s still a part of our state’s history that is fascinating to many. This fascination is apparent in attractions throughout the state like The Mob Museum.s m