The popular homage of “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,” may be true but these facts about Las Vegas, Nevada are too fascinating to keep within city limits! From mobsters and gambling to magic shows and the truth behind the infamous “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign, we’ve covered our bases to bring you these 20 questions about Las Vegas.
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20 Questions: Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas is known by many names, that includes which of the following:
Las Vegas consumes approximately 489 million gallons (1,850 litres) of water daily! Where does the majority of its water supply come from?
What famous celebrity was married in Las Vegas and the marriage lasted only 55 hours?
Las Vegas is home to more than half of the 20 largest hotels worldwide. Which Las Vegas hotel is the second largest hotel in the world?
One of the wealthiest men in the world in the 1960s checked into the penthouse of a Las Vegas hotel and never left. He stayed within the confines of his hotel room for four years and ultimately bought the property outright because the owners tried to get him to leave. Which hotel was it?
Match the entertainer with the resort of their Las Vegas residency.
- Desert Inn
- MGM Grand
- Caesars Palace
- Las Vegas Hilton
What Las Vegas resort contained Mike Tyson’s tiger in the bathroom suite in The Hangover (2009)?
On the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign, there are 7 white circles, each with a letter from the word “Welcome”. The circles are designed to be reminiscent of silver dollars – which are a nod to what?
In Chinese what number is considered bad luck because it sounds like the Chinese word for “death”? * Hint it’s also considered unlucky in other Asian countries and because of this superstition, it is why many hotels in Las Vegas don’t have floor numbers that start with this number.
A restaurant on Fremont Street has a core mission of embracing and promoting an unhealthy diet of incredibly large hamburgers. The restaurant is hospital themed; customers are referred to as “patients,” orders as “prescriptions,” and the waitresses as “nurses.” What is the name of the restaurant?
What Las Vegas hotel holds the title of the tallest observation tower in the United States? Hint: it’s also the second tallest free-standing structure west of the Mississippi River.
Match the casino with its location in Las Vegas.
- Fremont Street
- Fremont Street
The old lion habitat at the MGM Grand Hotel housed 6 lions in a glass tunnel no longer exists, but THIS current glass enclosure at the Golden Nugget takes viewers through what animal’s domain?
At the end of the movie Ocean’s Eleven (2001), what Las Vegas landmark did all heist partners gaze upon before they parted ways?
Casinos in Nevada make crazy amounts of revenue. At time of writing this article, for 17 consecutive months casinos made over how much revenue in one month?
True or False? The quintessential Vegas showgirl look came from Les Folies Bergère at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino. Starting in 1959, the show ran for an astounding 49 years and 29,000 performances – it stands as the longest-running show in Las Vegas history.
True or False? The first structure built by non-native settlers in the area that is now Las Vegas was built by Mormon missionaries.
True or False? Mobster Bugsy Siegel, who is often referred to as “the man who invented Las Vegas,” opened the Flamingo Hotel & Casino and named it after his girlfriend who went by the nickname “Flamingo” for her red hair and long legs.
True or False? The famous Las Vegas Strip is located within the city limits of Las Vegas.
True or False? Shellfish consumption in Las Vegas is higher than the rest of the United States combined.
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