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Las Vegas, Nevada: Leo The MGM Lion Statue

45 feet tall and 50 tons, bronze Leo sits on a pedestal at the main entrance of the MGM Grand Casino. In 1998 he replaced a stylized lion head entrance that superstitious Asian gamblers avoided because they believed it would cause bad luck. Leo was cleaned and polished in April 2021.

MGM Grand Casino and Hotel

3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
MGM Grand, S Las Vegas Blvd and E Tropicana Ave.
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Leo The MGM Lion

After hiding behind scaffolding for several months, Leo the Lion at the MGM Grand Casino is showing off his gleaming hide and looking better than ever.

[Meg Zorn, 10/13/2013]

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