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High Roller Wheel By The Numbers: Just How Much Do Those Glass Cabins Weigh?

Last updated: August 24, 2016 at 11:21 am. Posted by in The LINQ, Things to Do in Las Vegas. Comments Off on High Roller Wheel By The Numbers: Just How Much Do Those Glass Cabins Weigh?.

Whether you have ridden it five times or haven’t taken a spin yet, the High Roller wheel has undoubtedly piqued curiosity all over the world. Since the skyline-changing attraction debuted on March 31, everyone has wondered just how the world’s largest observation wheel was created—and the engineering behind it.

From the techy bits to design stats, there’s a lot to learn about this modern wonder located at The LINQ Las Vegas promenade. Courtesy of “Vegas Player” magazine, here’s a look at some fun facts about the Strip’s brightest new landmark.

Want to book a ride? Check out frequently asked questions and everything you need to know to score discounts on tickets.

The High Roller wheel in Las Vegas opened on March 31, 2014 at The LINQ.


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A 15-year Las Vegas resident, Emma Trotter has worked in the media industry since 2006, with a focus on entertainment journalism and celebrity news. Holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism & Media Studies from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, she has worked as a copywriter, editor, writer, reporter, blogger and produced several photo shoots for local lifestyle magazines. A true advocate of the city's diverse offerings and glitzy lifestyle, Emma has promoted Las Vegas extensively, whether writing about its top hidden gems, to exploring its rich, fascinating history or covering Las Vegas’s social scene and real estate, fashion, beauty, nightlife, dining and profiling the top influential executives.

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