Whether through movie or real life experience, Las Vegas and the whole state of Nevada are often being relate to wealth, violence, night life, casinos, but do we really know everything about it? Las Vegas continues to grow to a bigger city of money, fun, parties, glamour, weddings, best gambling locations to play your favorite casino games and all the entertainment of the world in one place.
This great city and hidden some Craziest Facts about Las Vegas which you might find it funny, shocking and in some cases, ridiculous, here are some of it that you might not known:
- It would take 288 years for one person to spend one night in every hotel room in Las Vegas.
- In 1931, the state created two industries, divorce and gambling. For many years, Reno and Las Vegas were the “divorce capitals of the nation.” More liberal divorce laws in many states have ended this distinction, but Nevada is still the gambling capital of the U.S.
- In Las Vegas it is still “legal” to hang someone for shooting your dog on your property.
- In 1966, Howard Hughes begins his infamous stay at the Desert Inn. By 1968, Hughes purchases the Desert Inn after being asked to leave by Hotel management.
- Bugsy Siegel named his Las Vegas casino “The Flamingo” for the long legs of his showgirl sweetheart, Virginia Hill.
- Shrimp consumption in Las Vegas is more than 60,000 pounds a day — higher than the rest of the country combined!
- About 150 couples get married in Las Vegas each day.
- 85% of Nevada is federally owned including the secret Area 51 near the little town of Rachel.
- You see the name Hughes on numerous locations and developments in Las Vegas. Howard Hughes bought up considerable Nevada property before he died in 1976, including the following hotels and casinos: Castaways, Desert Inn, Frontier, Landmark, Sands, Silver Slipper, and Harold’s Club.
- It is illegal for any member of the legislature to conduct official business wearing a penis costume while the legislature is in session.
- Hoover Dam, the largest single public works project in the history of the United States, contains 3.25 million cubic yards of concrete, which is enough to pave a two-lane highway from San Francisco to New York.
- In 1996, Wayne Newton celebrated his 25,000th performance while Siegfried and Roy celebrated their 15,000th performance.
- In Reno, sex toys are illegal.
You might not surprise with some of the facts listed above, because some might think, its Las Vegas, anything can happen, and there is nothing to be surprised about even the most innocent of minds.