Big buffets and bigger casinos are just a few things you know about Las Vegas. There are so many other facts about the ‘Sin City’ you probably don’t know of.Here are 7 things you’d like to know about Las Vegas:
- There’s estimated to be at least 1,000 people living beneath Vegas in underground tunnels.
- In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital had to suspend workers who were betting on when patients would die. One nurse was even accused of murdering a patient so she would win.
- It would take 288 years for one person to spend one night in every hotel room in Las Vegas.
- Contrary to popular belief, prostitution in Las Vegas is not legal.
- Frederick W. Smith, the founder and CEO of FedEx, saved his company by gambling in Las Vegas. He took FedEx’s last $5,000 to Sin City and won $27,000 while gambling on blackjack, paying for the company’s $24,000 fuel bill.
- Water structures in Las Vegas, like fountains and man-made lakes, use something called grey-water, which is recycled water from sinks, bathtubs and showers.
- Approximately 34% of thefts and cheating in Las Vegas casinos are committed by staff.