Pahrump is a city in the US state of Nevada.
Situated in Southern Nevada, Pahrump was originally founded by the Shoshone Indians. Its current population is approximately 40,000. Pahrump is located about 1 hour west of Las Vegas.
If flying in, residents and visitors will use McCarran International Airport in the Las Vegas area. From Las Vegas, take Blue Diamond Road/Route 160 into Pahrump, about 60 miles west.
Pahrump does not have a public transportation bus sytem. To effectively get around, a car is required.
There are several parks, as well as a community pool. Interestingly, brothels are legal in Nye County, which is where Pahrump is located. There are several brothels in Pahrump.
If you win...
Chances are if you win it big in Pahrump and you are a foreigner you will get dinged by the IRS 30% withholding tax. That $10,000 slot winning can dwindle quite quickly if that is taken off the top. Not to worry though you can reclaim your gambling winnings tax through a 1042-S form. You should get this from the casino so don’t lose it...it is your starting ticket to getting your gambling winnings back.
- Gambling. Opportunities to gamble are found in Pahrump. However, please be advised that it is state law that all gamblers must be at least 21 years of age. Even if you are at least 21 years old, you are required to bring to the casino a valid ID that shows your current age or complete date of birth (e.g. driver's license, passport) as proof of your age. Photocopies of valid IDs are usually not considered valid. In-house security makes rounds of inspections to check compliance. If you are under age or without a valid ID to prove your age and found in the gambling premises, hotel staff will ask you to leave, and could ask the metro police to issue you a citation. Moreover, underage gamblers cannot collect any jackpot; such bets are void and the casino will at best return your wager before asking you to leave the premises. There is a curfew for anyone under the age of 18 and police are comfortable transporting violators to a juvenile center.
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Pahrump (and Nye County in general) has some great fireworks stores. Part of purchasing is signing a statement that you'll take them out of Nye within 24 hours.