Owner Dennis Hof sits in front of the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nev, April 27, 2018. Hof, who has half a dozen brothels operating in the two counties and starred in the HBO adult reality series "Cathouse, is challenging incumbent Assembly member James Oscarson of Pahrump in a Republican primary Tuesday, June 12. AP

Madam Sonja Bandolik, right, and Paris Envy line up for customers at the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nev, April 27, 2018. A coalition of religious groups and anti-sex trafficking activists have launched referendums to ban brothels in two of Nevada's seven counties where they legally operate. AP

Pprostitutes Destini Starr, right, and Paris Envy wait for customers at the front door of the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nev, April 27, 2018. A coalition of religious groups and anti-sex trafficking activists have launched referendums to ban brothels in two of Nevada's seven counties where they legally operate. AP

Prostitutes Destini Starr, right, and Paris Envy play pool while waiting for customers at the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nev, June 1, 2018. Dennis Hof, who has half a dozen brothels operating in the two counties and starred in the HBO adult reality series "Cathouse." AP

Prostitute Destini Starr applies makeup in her bathroom at the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nev, April 27, 2018. A state marketed as a place where people can indulge in all manner of sins is confronting its status as the only place in America where you can legally pay someone for sex. AP

Prostitute Paris Envy works on her computer in a room at the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nev, April 27, 2018. A coalition of religious groups and anti-sex trafficking activists have launched referendums to ban brothels in two of Nevada's seven counties where they legally operate. AP