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Of Sequins and Celebrity Weddings: A Centennial Celebration That Would Make Our Founders Proud

VEGAS.com Releases 100 Facts, Events And Trivia About Vegas

Henderson, NEVADA -- July 20, 2005 -- George Washington never slept here, but Frank, Dino, Sammy and Joey did. The Declaration of Independence wasn't signed here, but we'll defend your right to the pursuit of happiness at 2 a.m. in the morning. This is Vegas, baby, and as the city celebrates its centennial, VEGAS.com looks back not at a dry desert of dates and facts, but at the legends, lore and lurid moments that lurk beneath the neon of 100 years in Sin City.

On May 14-15 of this year, Vegas will officially commemorate the land auction held 100 years ago that created the city. The experts at VEGAS.com, the largest purveyor of Vegas information and the No. 1 City Site worldwide (com Score Media Metrics), have come up with 100 wild facts, events and trivia and broken them down into 10 easy-to-digest lists of 10 items. The site will also be updated throughout the year with events related to the Centennial celebration.

From ten things you can only do in Vegas at 2:00 am, to ten World Records held by the city, the lists cover the following topics:

That's it, 100 of the wildest, wackiest and most wondrous moments in Las Vegas' colorful history. Want to be a part of the next 100 years? Stick with us, baby - we'll make sure you Do Vegas Right.

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VEGAS.com is the most comprehensive website for the most entertaining city in the world: Vegas. Ranked as the world's No. 1 city travel site by comScore Media Metrix, and one of the world's top 50 travel sites by Alexa, VEGAS.com features nearly all of the city's hotels, shows, restaurants, tours and golf courses in one place. Book online at www.vegas.com or espanol.vegas.com, call 1-800-851-1703 or 1-888-719-4040 in Spanish, or visit one of more than a dozen retail locations at major hotels including the MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Paris, Bally's, the Palms and the Stardust. VEGAS.com is the key to finding, planning and reserving at spas, restaurants, entertainment and strip clubs, casinos, attractions nightclubs and events and provides up-to-date and extensive information that enables visitors to effectively plan their entire trip. Located in Henderson, Nevada, VEGAS.com was launched in 1998 and is owned by the Greenspun Family, who has significant interests in the media, communication, real estate and gaming industries. In addition, the family is partners with Cox Communications of Las Vegas and Landmark Communications in a 24-hour local, all-news cable channel.

Contact: Pamela Johnston

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