Sweet Picture Of The High Roller And Random Facts
If you’re in Vegas today you can ride the High Roller for free if you’re one of the first 100 people to show up. On to the facts:
During its first 100 days in operation, the High Roller has set records, reached milestones and attracted riders from all walks of life. Key highlights since its opening include:
· The High Roller has made roughly 3,870 full rotations.
· The oldest visitor to ride the High Roller was 99 years old.
· The youngest visitor to ride the High Roller was two weeks old.
· As of July 8, 2014, 15 proposals and seven weddings have taken place inside the High Roller’s cabins.
· The High Roller was officially recognized by the Guinness World Records as the World’s Tallest Observation Wheel on April 17, 2014.
· The High Roller’s LED lights have been programmed in honor of six different holidays and special events.
· The High Roller engineering team has made the climb to the center hub of the wheel, a 275-foot climb, a total of 65 times in the first 100 days to perform routine checks.
· Some notable riders include:
o Giada De Laurentiis, celebrity chef
o Caesars Entertainment Headliners: Frank Marino, Jerry Seinfeld, Olivia Newton-John, Shania Twain
o Casts of Jubilee, Recycled Percussion, Jersey Boys, Million Dollar Quartet, Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding, Mac King, and Defending the Caveman
o Gabriela Isler, Miss Universe 2013
o Lance Bass, singer
o Mindy Kaling, actor/writer
o Rascal Flatts, country band
o Ryan Getzlaf, captain of NHL Anaheim Ducks
o Rachel Brenchel, “The Amazing Race” and “Big Brother”
o Slade Smiley and Gretchen Rossi of “The Real Housewives of Orange County”
o Terry Fator, Las Vegas headliner
o Tyra Banks, model and popular TV host
o Vivica A. Fox, actress
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