A Few Fun Facts About Las Vegas

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A Few Fun Facts About Las VegasLas Vegas, Nevada is a tourist town that attracts visitors from around the world—over 40 million visitors annually, in fact.

This tourism is what has put Nevada on the map, and is the state and city’s largest source of revenue.

While gambling is what draws many to Vegas, there are unlimited things for the entire family to enjoy. Below are a few fun facts you probably never knew about Las Vegas.

According to the gems compiled by the Las Vegas Sun:

  • It would take 288 years to spend one night in every hotel room on the Strip—and that doesn’t count the numerous off-Strip hotels and resorts. As of 2014, there were over 150,400 hotel rooms in the Las Vegas valley.
  • The average gambling budget per person, per trip to the strip is $530.
  • While toilet paper is a necessity for us all, in 2014 alone the Blue Man Group went through 267,436 rolls of toilet paper during their shows at the Monte Carlo.
  • Even though it can be transformed in to a dry stage in a matter of seconds, the “O” pool requires 1.5 million gallons of water at all times.
  • The most expensive hamburger in Las Vegas (and also the world) is the $5,000 hamburger at Fleur in Mandalay Bay. The Fleurburger 5000 is made with wagyu beef, foie gras and truffles—and served with a bottle of 1995 Château Petrus 5000. In 2014, twenty six of these pricey burgers were sold.

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