Bright casinos, amazing shows, glitz and glamour, - you must have heard about Las Vegas entertainment options. Nevada became the first state to legalize casinos, and there, as nowhere else, casinos are blooming. Thus, if you're interested in playing slot machines, video poker machines, table games (blackjack, craps, roulette, etc.), or keno, Las Vegas is just the place you neeed. If you have never gambled, many casinos offer free gaming lessons to help you to get started. Famous Las Vegas casino hotels are situated on the Strip that runs south-north through the city. The world-known resorts are the Mirage, the Bellagio, the Mandalay Bay, the Tropicana, Paris Hotel and Casino, and many more. Additional hotels and casinos are located in downtown Vegas, including the 50-plus-year-old landmark, the Golden Nugget, home to the world's largest single gold nugget.
However, Las Vegas entertainment opportunities are not limited to casinos only. You'll be excited by a great number of spectacular shows. "The Fashionistas", playing inside the Krave nightclub next to the Aladdin Hotel & Casino, is a high-energy erotic and exotic dance musical. It is a smart and sophisticated production, based on the adult film of the same title. Another popular Las Vegas show is "Jubilee," presented inside the Jubilee theatre at Bally's Hotel and Casino. Once voted "Las Vegas' Best Dancers", "Jubilee!" has become an icon in this city. It is an explosion of sight and sound, that features the sinking of the Titanic and Samson destroying the Temple of the Philistines. "Jubilee!" has incredible sets, dazzling costumes, thrilling specialty acts and a cast of singers and dancers that includes the most beautiful showgirls in Las Vegas!
Looking for something extraordinary? "O" is an amazing and awe-inspiring Las Vegas show, playing at the O Theatre inside the Bellagio Hotel & Casino. The show is a step into the surreal. The name of the show "O" is a homonym for the French word, "eau," which means, "Water." The central element of the set is a large pool built into the stage. Here, basic elements of water, earth, fire, and air are mixed and mingled in a variety of spectacular performances of dancing, swimming, acrobatics, and clowning. It is an expensive Las Vegas entertainment; but the tickets are sold out every night.
At the Bellagio Hotel you can also enjoy a spectacular free show, such as the Bellagio's 900-foot-long dancing water fountains. Over a thousand soaring fountains fill Bellagio's lake, enhanced at nightfall by color and light. This water ballet is accompanied by the music of such composers as Copland and Strauss and vocalists such as Luciano Pavarotti.
When choosing a place to go on your next vacation, think of Las Vegas and all the excitement this city can offer. With more than 50 casinos, it is a USA gambling paradise. But you mustn't necessarily be a professional gambler to spend a good time there. Las Vegas entertainment also includes a great variety of spectacular shows and nightclubs. You'll be fascinated by an explosion of sight and sound, all styles of dance, a magic performance that inspires your imagination and touches your heart.