Las Vegas Insider
Everyone loves a bit of trivia so if you want to appear like a Las Vegas insider, here are some quirky factoids you should know.
It would take 288 years for one person to spend one night in every hotel room in Las Vegas.
Place Your Bets
Frederick W. Smith, the founder and CEO of FedEx, saved his company by gambling in Las Vegas. He took FedEx’s last $5,000 to Sin City and won $27,000 while gambling on blackjack, paying for the company’s $24,000 fuel bill.
Watch Your Step
Las Vegas has a “black book,” a list of people who are banned from setting foot in any casino in the city.
Never Refuse to Reuse
Water structures in Las Vegas, like fountains and man-made lakes, use something called grey-water, which is recycled water from sinks, bathtubs and showers.
A Head Above The Rest
The Luxor Las Vegas’ Sphinx, a re-creation of the Great Sphinx of Giza, is 101 feet high and larger than the original.
Going Back For Seconds?
The shrimp consumption in Las Vegas is over 60,000 pounds per day, higher than the rest of the nation combined.