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Quick Fact – Steamboat Springs

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Gamblers, 1800s

1860s & 1870s

In Virginia City, Nevada’s heyday, gold miners and magnates alike sought out R&R — gambling, hot springs soaking and dining — at the nearby Steamboat Springs resort south of Reno, a stop on the Virginia & Truckee Railway. Hundreds of people visited daily.

“It was there that the Comstock kings ate and drank, played poker, discussed mining schemes and transacted stock deals involving millions of dollars,” (Reno Evening Gazette, March 19, 1908).

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