52. Las Vegas, Nevada

For many years, gambling in the United States legal only in the state of Nevada. Nevada a western state that is east of California, of Oregon and Idaho, west of Utah, and of Arizona. It is a desert state where rain falls during the year. It is a more than 275 miles from the city of Angeles, which is where most of its visitors from. Driving from Los Angeles is about four . Las Vegas, which means the Meadows in Spanish, established by the Mexicans in the mid-1800s. Much what is now the southwestern part of the States was then part of the Mexican Empire. city was a railroad town established in 1905, the first legal casinos appeared in 1931.

Las is now a gambling town, where people from over the United States come to vacation. Its is under 2,000,000, making it the 30th largest in the country. Its original population in 1905 only 5,000. Much of the city's growth is to the gambling industry. Many states have since gambling, including New Jersey, and California, but Las remains the No. 1 tourist city for gamblers the U.S. Today some of its largest and beautiful hotels include Bellagio, Flamingo, Caesars Palace, Treasure , Mandalay Bay, and Wynn. These hotels are on Vegas Boulevard, which is commonly called "The Strip." its nearly year-round sunshine, beautiful casinos, and variety gaming options, Las Vegas remains the best location gambling in the U.S.