Lance Gilman, seen in 2007 in his Mustang Ranch about 10 miles east of Reno, Nev., is a newly elected member of the Storey County Board of Commissioners. He says his legal brothel is a small part of his vast business empire but the one that gets the most attention. (Associated Press)

Lance Gilman, seen in 2007 in his Mustang Ranch about 10 miles east of Reno, Nev., is a newly elected member of the Storey County Board of Commissioners. He says his legal brothel is a small part of his vast business empire but the one that gets the most attention. (Associated Press)