Bellagio resort has been built by Mirage Resorts Inc. (which later merged with MGM Grand Inc.) and cost 1,6 billion US dollars. It is located on one of the famous Las Vegas Strip, the stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard. If to read the different casino reviews, it will turn out the Bellagio is always at the top. The first thing to come on peoples mind when talking about Bellagio– it’s, of course, the famous dancing fountains. They can be seen in many popular movies, like – Ocean Eleven and Ocean Thirteen, What Happens in Vegas, Lucky You, 21 and many others. If you have never been to Las Vegas you should at least search for the video of it in action on the internet, it is really incredible, something you can’t describe in words, and what is more fascinating about it – it’s literally located in the desert. So, probably only God and the casino owners know how much energy it is needed in order to keep this thing in a working state! But, of course this casino, opened on the October 15th 1998, is famous not only for its fountains. Also, in every casino you can find some scratch cards and get lucky to win.
Another absolutely exquisite thing about the Bellagio hotel are 2000 glass flowers on the lobby ceiling, hand made by Dale Chihuly, a famous American glass sculptor, and of course the building itself. In addition to the hotel, casino, restaurants and the SPA center, there’re Conservatory and Botanical gardens. They have five seasonal themes which conservatory covers: Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn and Chinese New Year. Also, besides the art, that can be found everywhere on the territory of the resort, it contains the Bellagio Art Gallery. It is a special exhibition space, where the works of the world most famous artists are hosted. Now, there’s an exhibition of Claude Monet paintings called “Impressions of light”. It will be available for the visitors until the January 6th, 2013.
As for the casino area, the games choice is, of course, very wide. But most of all, this casino is famous for its poker room. They offer such poker variations as – three card Poker, Pai Gow poker and Let it Ride. Many professional poker players consider it the home base, due to the existence of the two high-limit areas. Among other table games there’re – Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, Baccarat and Pai Gow. For those who like to play slots, casino offers more than 2300 various slot games, with huge jackpots and different bonuses. Also they often organize Bellagio Slot tournaments, which are famous for fabulous cuisine and really big prizes, which can achieve the amount of two millions dollars.
Of course, staying and playing at the Bellagio isn’t cheap, but the pleasure you get from everything in there is usually totally worth it. In the end it is the only resort that has won the most prestigious and honorable AAA Five Diamond Award twelve times in a row, beginning from the year of 2000. And the two of the Bellagio restaurants – Le Cirque and Picasso have won this award as well. So, you’re guaranteed the five stars service and the unforgettable experience for the rest of your life.