Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Las Vegas, also known as Sin City, is the most populous city in Nevada. Widely known for its night life, gambling, shopping and entertainment, its most famous street, Las Vegas Boulevard, is littered with casino resorts and various forms of adult entertainment. Founded in 1905, it is the self-proclaimed Entertainment Capital of the World.

About Las Vegas

Fun Facts:

Bellagio's Cirque du Soleil's ''O'' has a 1.5 million gallon stage of water.

The Golden Gate Hotel and Casino opened in 1906, making it the first hotel and casino in Las Vegas.

15 of the 20 biggest hotels in the world are in Las Vegas. The city contains over 150,000 hotel rooms. New York City has only half that number.

With 3,933 rooms, the Bellagio has more rooms than the number of residents in Bellagio, Italy.

When it opened April 28, 2005, at $2.7 billion, Wynn Las Vegas became the most expensive hotel and casino in the world.

The World famous water fountains at the Bellagio sit in a 8 acre man made lake.

The Statue of Liberty at New York-New York Las Vegas weighs 150 tons. It's New York City counterpart weighs 225 tons.

In 2004 the Vegas Strip dimmed its lights for President Ronald Reagan's passing. Other dignitaries to receive such a remembrance upon their passing have included President John F. Kennedy; Rat Pack members Sammy Davis, Jr., Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin; and George Burns.

With it's millions of lights, Las Vegas is one of the brightest cities on earth.

The percentage of visitors who say they come to Las Vegas to gamble is 13 percent. The percentage of visitors who end up gambling during their stay is 87 percent.

Average number of Vegas weddings per day 315.

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