Mirage Las Vegas to reduce volcano eruptions

The volcano at the Mirage Hotel and Casino will erupt less frequently. Beginning with the first fireballs in 1989, the volcano erupted every half hour from dusk to midnight, but now the eruptions will be reduced to two or three nightly shows.

The volcano at The Mirage, Las Vegas.

The volcano at The Mirage, Las Vegas. Image by Martin Lopatka / CC BY-SA 2.0

The casino says it made sense to reduce the number of eruptions due to the changing nature of the Strip, which has many more offerings than it did 25 years ago. The company will monitor how much the reduction saves money and energy consumption. Read more: lasvegassun.com

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