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Cactus Petes Jackpot

While there are plenty of jackpots from the many hundreds of slot machines at Cactus Pete's Casino, the first thing you notice after the search is that Jackpot refers to the town that Cactus Pete's is in. “Cactus Pete” Piersanti ran a large slot machines operation in Idaho, but in 1954 Idaho outlawed slots, so Cactus Pete moved less than one mile across the Idaho border into Nevada, and the small town of Jackpot was born.

Jackpot now has a permanent population of around 1,500 people, and is known as one of the great gambling destinations. Cactus Petes Jackpot casino is one of several casinos owned by a larger company, known as Ameristar. Keeping with its tradition, Cactus Petes jackpots include several slot machines that truly have great large pay outs for winning.

Like any of the larger casinos in Las Vegas or Atlantic City, Cactus Petes has a great hotel, buffet, and many things other larger casinos would be expected to have. In addition to having the chance to play slots in a smaller town without the worry of crime that comes along with many larger cities. Many travelers have commented on how friendly the people are, how there is a very small town feel despite having a really excellent hotel and buffet, the type you would expect from a larger city. This allows a very relaxing environment that still gives you a chance to win Cactus Petes jackpot on the slots, and to enjoy the rest of the town.

Cactus Petes is the biggest employer in Jackpot, Nevada, and has the anomaly of still following Mountain West time, like the rest of Idaho, even though all of Nevada is supposed to run on Pacific time. Cactus Petes Jackpot, these two are so intertwined that you can't separate them, but when something is working so well, why would you want to?