Fun Fact: Las Vegas Isn’t Las Vegas

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  • This weekend boasts one of the most highly anticipated boxing matches in years: Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao. All the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas will be on display for this multi-million dollar fight. The casinos! The nightlife! The Strip! It’s Vegas, baby, Vegas! Except… it’s not.

    Everything we think of when we think of “Las Vegas” isn’t actually happening in the city of Las Vegas. The casinos, the Strip itself, all of that exists in an “unincorporated place” called Paradise, NV. What exactly is an “unincorporated place”? The always intelligent CGP Grey is here to break it down for us.

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