What makes this 4.2-mile stretch of glitz and glamour work so well? Let’s take a look at a few things that keep the Strip going.

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The Bellagio

The “pump room” distributes drinks through tubes to 50 bars poolside and throughout the casino.

Management suggests vodka drinks are the #1 seller.

The Monte Carlo

The resort’s Park Theater has the world’s largest permanent LED wall — an 80’x40’ screen.

Its resolution of 4,308×2,160 is also a world record.

YESCO

Las Vegas’ biggest sign company estimates it changes thousands of lightbulbs each day.

They still promise to respond to each trouble call within 30 minutes.

ARIA

More than 100 truckloads of food are delivered each day to ARIA’s receiving bays.

They have a special room with 4 tanks to sort lobsters by weight.

Linq Hotel & Casino

For the world’s largest observation wheel, the Linq custom built a communication system.

At 550’, the “High Roller” towers over the London Eye (443’).

CityCenter

CityCenter’s surveillance system consists of 2,700 cameras.

1,100 cameras are designated for gaming purposes.

Mandalay Bay

The solar panels here generates 8.1 million watts of current.

That’s enough to power 1,300 homes.

Slot Machines

Wondering why you’ve never seen a slot machine emptied out? Casinos typically do so at 4 a.m. for security purposes.

For every 12 Clark County residents, there is 1 slot machine.

Strip Stats

Gaming revenue from the Strip reached $6.38 billion in 2016. The total 2016 gaming revenue of Clark County — $9.71 billion — was greater than the GDP of the Bahamas.

Despite a jaw-dropping 149,000 rooms available on the Strip, it boasts a 95% weekend occupancy rate.

21,864 conventions and official meetings were held at the Strip in 2016, meaning there were about 60 on any given day.

The average rate of a hotel room on the Strip is $136, just $12 higher than the national average.