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Ten Interesting Facts About Las Vegas

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Las Vegas — the famous site for gambling. It seems that it’s the place for anything decadent. But here are some interesting and unbelievable facts about Las Vegas that may shock you.

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1. There are no clocks in Las Vegas casinos.

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2. Gambling is illegal just outside of Las Vegas

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3. The name “Las Vegas” is somewhat ironic. Although the city is located in the middle of the desert, the name otherwise means “The Meadows” in Spanish.

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4. When singer Paul Anka first performed in Las Vegas he was too young to be allowed in the casino

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5. Las Vegas is the marriage capital in the United States, averaging about 315 weddings per day. The city also has about 50 chapels.

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6. Although Las Vegas seems to have that “immoral” image, you may be surprised to discover that prostitution is illegal there.

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7. If you’re a golf fanatic, head on to Las Vegas — the city offers an incredible 37 golf courses.

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8. The world’s largest neon sign also happens to be in Las Vegas, unsurprisingly. It is the giant neon cowboy Vegas Vic that towers high above Fremont Street.

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9. If you view Las Vegas from space, you can easily see the city, as it is one of the brightest cities on Earth.

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10. Las Vegas has 14 of the 20 biggest hotels in the world!

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