Ferris Wheels Of Fortune

Who knew amusement parks were such a deadly serious business? There is a fun-filled arms race raging around the world as wily speculators try to build the world’s tallest Ferris wheel, and rake in a few hundred million tourist dollars as well. This month, the final piece was hoisted into place for the High Roller, a 55-story wheel that’s the star attraction in a $550 million complex on the Las Vegas Strip from Caesars Entertainment Corp. When it opens this winter, the High Roller will eclipse the 541-foot Singapore Flyer as the tallest wheel in the world… (continue reading on Newsweek.com)

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