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From quickie wedding spots to mob-financed hotels, our editors recommend the most legendary spots in Las Vegas.
Updated: June 23, 2006
Operating downtown since 1906, Vegas' oldest hotel was the site of the city's first telephone, first shrimp cocktail and $1-per-night stays.
Daredevil Evel Knievel's 1968 attempt to jump this resort's fountains landed him in a coma for 30 days.
Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel used $6 million in mob money to open this casino in 1946. He was murdered six months later.
Most of Elvis' Vegas hangouts are long gone, but he married Priscilla at this hotel.
Vegas implodes its hotels, but the Boneyard here is where the vintage signs are laid to rest.
Celebrity marriages here include Mickey Rooney (eight times), Richard Gere to Cindy Crawford and Angelina Jolie to Billy Bob Thornton.
Portions of the infamous Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee sex tape were filmed as the couple played on the lake.
This local favorite for camping has also been the backdrop for many television commercials and movies.