Las Vegas Pump Rooms: It Takes 90 Miles of Tubing and a $250K System to Get You Your Complimentary Drink

When you're at the tables in Las Vegas, next month's mortgage payment riding on your hunch that the dealer will draw a 7 and bust, scantily clad cocktail waitresses will offer you a complimentary drink to enjoy while you double down. Forgetting for a moment why those drinks are "free," did you ever wonder how [...]

Published On 11/13/2012
11:02 PM EST
The pump room at Bellagio holds hundres of bottles of liquor ready to pour
Mixers in boxes are pumped through tubes running throughout the casinos
Once the liquid travels 1,000 to 10,000 feet, the bartenders dispense it by pressing buttons on beverage guns