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Las Vegas

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Kata Széll

on 7 December 2012

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"What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas" Las Vegas The Entertainment
Capital of the World Las Vegas Strip The gambling and entertainment industry
not located in city limits
Paradise and Winchester
The largest and most notable casinos and buildings
Fifteen of the world's 25 largest hotels by room count (62 000 rooms)
Most of the casinos and hotels are owned by MGM Resorts International Bellagio The Venetian Luxury hotel, casino resort and shopping mall
Lifelike replica tower of St. Mark's Campanile
St Mark's Square
Rialto Bridge
Gondola rides A half scale replica of Eiffel Tower
Montgolfier balloon
Le Théâtre des Arts
Paris Opera House
the Louvre situated in the state of Nevada
founded by the Mormons (1850s)
major center of money and gambling (1931)
first casino: El Rancho (1941)
population: 583,756 (metropolitan area: 1,951,269)
consolidated casino–hotels and associated entertainment
Sin City Main Hotels and Casinos Circus Circus Riviera The Palazzo Treasure Island The Venetian El Rancho Caesars Palace Bellagio Paris Casino Royale Planet Hollywood Monte Carlo New York -New York MGM Grand Escalinur Hotel Luxor Wynn Bellagio Foundations vast, choreographed water feature with performances set to light and music
in every 30 minutes in the afternoons
in every 15 minutes from 8 pm to midnight
the lights turn to a purple, or red-white-and-blue for music
music: "Viva Las Vegas”, "Luck Be a Lady", "My Heart Will Go On" Conservatory and botanical gardens In total, there are five seasonal themes that the Conservatory undergoes: Chinese New Year, Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. Chinese New Year dominated by flowers bromeliads and Orchids and animals Spring features a butterfly house, many varieties of tropical flowers Summer switches over to its All-American Summer display, featuring a large recreation of the Liberty Bell, American flags Fall featuring several varieties of large pumpkins Winter dominated by large centerpiece Christmas Tree New York - New York Evoke the New York City skyline
The Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building
Replica of the Statue of Liberty
Gambling areas named after New York City landmarks (main casino = Central Park)
Manhattan Express Paris Get married in Las Vegas Marriage Capital of the World a popular wedding destination
various types of weddings available
the city's major hotels have wedding chapels Types performed in the local churches
at one of the many golf courses
at a free standing wedding chapel
drive-thru weddings Themed weddings Hawaiian
fairy tale
Star Trek
with an Elvis impersonator
with a Michael Jackson impersonator Thief Steals US$1.5 Million in Chips A thief at the Bellagio casino pointed a gun at a croupier, grabbed handfuls of chips off a craps table and sprinted for the door. For all the daring and drama, the thief failed to consider how he would turn his ill-gotten gains into actual money. Casino chips are only redeemable for cash at the establishment in which they are won. What may have appeared to be $1.5 million to the thief was, in fact, nothing more than worthless plastic. Seven-Year-Old Girl is a Poker Genius While most little girls want to spend their summer vacation at Disneyland, one special girl in Texas wanted to go to Las Vegas to see Phil Ivey, Chris Ferguson and Doyle Brunson. Her father used cards to teach his daughter to count at the age of three.She watched poker broadcasts with her father and quickly picked up Texas Hold’em. The straight-A student have learned many games and her favourite poker game is Omaha. Thanks for watching! "The trouble with betting ten dollars is, you can only win ten dollars." "The less you bet the more you lose when you win" -Jim Feist "I've been counting the cards...There's 52 of them" The Mirage
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