Las Vegas, City bills itself as the Capital of Entertainment in the World, well known for its casino and famed for hosting some of best live performances of all time. Throughout the last decades, iconic stars such as Prince, Elton John, Lionel Richie and Barbara Streisand have all performed at the spectacular stages of Vegas mega-casinos.

Recent study presents some of the most reputable casino acts in numbers. Of course, when it comes to Vegas casino acts, first thing comes to mind is the legendary Elvis Presley who linked his career with some epic performances at Vegas Stages. Running about 636 shows during the 70’s, Elvis reports total earning of more than $229 million. As it is said, “at his audience peak, it is reckoned that Elvis performed in one month to upward of 130,000 hotel customers”.

Since 2001, Celine Dion has become synonym to Las Vegas casino acts. The Swiss singer currently leads the list with highest paid artists Vegas has ever witnessed, as she appears to receive $548,054 on average per show. As Betway Insider highlights Celine Dion holds the record for the most shows performed there, dating back to 2003, and has earned more than $229,086,433 through her residency, becoming the most profitable musical casino act since Elvis.

Here are some of the jaw-dropping findings:

  • Celine Dion made $229,086,433 from 418 shows at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace
  • Siegfried & Roy performed 5,750 times before Roy was mauled by a tiger live on stage
  • David Copperfield makes $50 million a year at the MGM Casino
  • Elvis reignited his career at the International Hotel, performing 636 times
  • Jennifer Lopez grossed over $1 million from a single show on 16th August 2016