World's Tallest Observation Wheel Is Officially Las Vegas High Roller

World’s Tallest Observation Wheel is officially The Las Vegas High Roller after being recognized by Guinness World Records Adjudicator Michael Empric at a special reception honoring the team who designed and constructed the wheel on Thursday, April 17 in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas High Roller
Executive Project Director of The LINQ, David Codiga,
Guinness World Record Adjudicator Michael Empric and
Caesars Entertainment Exec Vice President of Domestic Development Greg Miller
before the recognition ceremony.

The record for the largest observation (Ferris) wheel is based on the total diameter of the wheel and the wheel must be a permanent structure.

Worlds Tallest Observation Wheel Certification
David Codiga, executive project director of The LINQ,
accepts the certificate proclaiming the High Roller
as the World’s Tallest Observation Wheel from
Guinness World Record Adjudicator Michael Empric.

In order to receive the record, the High Roller project team had to submit information about the wheel’s design and construction as well as an independent surveyor’s report verifying the diameter of the wheel.

Las Vegas High Roller Team
The High Roller Leadership team celebrates receiving the Guinness World Record
for the World’s Tallest Observation wheel.
(Pictured left to right are: Randy Printz, project manager of the High Roller;
Eric Eberhart, general manager of the High Roller and David Codiga,
executive project director of The LINQ
High Roller Las Vegas
The Las Vegas High Roller
Photo credit: Denise Truscello

More than 300 guests including the High Roller project team, High Roller contractors and crew, local dignitaries, Caesars Entertainment executives, members of the media and special guests enjoyed the ceremony which included a special gallery exhibit depicting the construction of the High Roller by photographer Denise Truscello. Photo credit: Bryan Steffy

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