Las Vegas FAQ
Are casinos monitoring you while you are on their property?
Casinos are on the lookout for criminals who target tourists and gamblers that try to cheat. They use high tech surveillance to monitor people if they arouse suspicion or suspected of cheating when they gamble.
How much should you tip when you win a jackpot?
You do not have to tip anything. Courtesy dictates you should tip up to 1% or $5 to $10 of your winnings. You will need to have change with you to pay that amount. When you are hand paid for a big win, they never bring anything smaller than a $20 bill.
Is smoking allowed anywhere at the MGM Grand?
As of this writing, smoking is not allowed anywhere on the MGM Grand property which includes all rooms, bars, restaurants, gaming areas, common areas and swimming pools.
Is it legal to walk on the Las Vegas Strip with an open container of alcohol?
As of this writing, it is legal to walk down the Las Vegas Strip with an open container of alcohol if you are at least 21 years of age.
What was the first casino that opened in Las Vegas?
The first casino opening in Las Vegas was the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino on January 13, 1906. The original owner set up a temporary tent hotel in 1905 while he constructed the permanent structure, the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino.
Do casino chips expire?
Casino chips do expire. The expiration date is determined by what the casino bosses want. The date can be as short as a few months to several decades. Unless you plan on keeping a casino chip as a souvenir, you should always cash in your casino chips at the casino you have casino chips from.
Are the Venetian and Palazzo the same company?
The Venetian and Palazzo operate as separate companies and are not the same Hotel and Casino. However, both hotels have the same identical suites and also charge the same prices. It may seem like they are the same company since they are connected by the Grand canal shopping complex.
Do any of the major hotels offer free breakfasts?
As of this writing, all the Hilton hotels and the Venetian Hotel and Casino offer free hot breakfasts for their hotel guests. You can save money on you vacation by taking advantage of these offers.
How much cash is on hand at the major Casinos in Las Vegas?
It is estimated the major Las Vegas casinos normally hold at least $70 million during the week and more than $100 million on the weekends.
Can you still get free drinks in Las Vegas?
Whether you are gambling at a high stakes game or a penny slot machine, you can still get free drinks delivered to you by a cocktail waitress.
How much should you tip a waitress serving you refreshments in a casino?
When you are playing at a slot machine, video poker machine or a table game, waitress roam the gambling ready to serve you with a complimentary beverage. The drinks are free but it is customary to tip the waitress at least $1 for her services.
Is public drinking allowed in Las Vegas?
As of this writing, drinking alcohol in public in Las Vegas and the Strip is legal as long as you are 21 years of age.
Can any casino chips be cashed anywhere in Las Vegas?
Casino chips outside of that brand of casino chips have no value outside of that casino. You can only exchange casino chips for cash in the casino where you received them.
What celebrities live in Las Vegas?
As of this writing, here is a partial list of some of the celebrities that currently live in Las Vegas. Tennis stars Andre Agassi And Steffi Graf, Gina Carano, Nicholas Cage, Criss Angel, Donny and Marie Osmond, Nick Carter, Celine Dion, Imagine Dragons, Wayne Newton, various reality TV stars, Coolio, Carlos Santana, Mike Tyson, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Holly Madison, Carrot Top, Penn and Teller, David Copperfield and Steve Aoki.
Why is Las Vegas called Sin City?
Las Vegas is called Sin City because it includes what some people consider immoral or sinful adult entertainment attractions. Las Vegas is one of the most popular cities in the world with an average of over 42 million visitors a year regardless of the Sin City label.
How far is it to the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas?
The closest distance to the Grand Canyon is approximately 270 miles from Las Vegas or a 4 1/2 hour drive. If you are headed to either of the established areas of the Grand Canyon, it is a little further than 270 miles. You can avoid the drive by engaging in one of the many tours that go to the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas.
What are the average costs for a 7 day trip to Las Vegas?
With a 7 day trip to Las Vegas, you can expect to spend around $1500 for a single vacationer, $2700 for a couple or $5600 for family of 4. Your main expense will be for your accommodations. You can stay at a hotel with an average of $89 per night or rent a home that could cost as low $200 or up to $600 a night.
When is the best time to travel to Las Vegas?
For the most part, March to May and from September to November are the best months to visit Las Vegas. During these months, you should be able to find the best travel deals available. Also during these months, the weather is the most comfortable with milder temperatures.
Why is Las Vegas popular?
Las Vegas is mainly well known for its gambling casinos and first-rate entertainment. Besides there are many other attractions and tours that should not be overlooked.
What month is the cheapest to fly to Las Vegas?
The cheapest month to fly to Las Vegas is usually January. Other low fare months are normally August and October. Your plane tickets should cost less during these months when flying to Las Vegas.