Las Vegas continues to capture the world's imagination as the destination where anything is possible. With more than 130,000 guest rooms, 9 million square feet of convention and exhibit space, award-winning restaurants, luxurious spas, fantastic shopping, world class golf, and truly unique entertainment, Las Vegas remains one of the most exciting convention, meeting and incentive destinations in the world.
- When Paul Anka first played Vegas he was too young to be allowed in the casino.
- Bugsy Siegel named his casino the Flamingo after the long legs of his showgirl girlfriend.
- In Nevada it is mandatory that video slot machines pay a minimum of 75 percent on average.
- Vegas Vic, the enormous neon cowboy that towers over Fremont Street, is the world's largest mechanical neon sign. Howard Hughes stayed at the Desert Inn for so long that he was asked to leave. He bought the hotel.
- Camels were used as pack animals in Nevada as late as 1870.
- Over 37 million people visit Las Vegas each year.
- Seventeen of the 20 biggest hotels in the world are in Las Vegas.