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Hand of Faith

Description

In the spring of 1980, Kevin Hillier took his new metal detector out for a spin in his tiny hometown of Wedderburn, Australia. Instead of a bottle cap or a paper clip, he found a 61-pound golden nugget barely a foot underground. Today, it makes its home in our lobby.

The Hand of Faith is the biggest golden nugget in existence, the second-biggest ever discovered, and the biggest ever found with a metal detector. (And in case you’re wondering, Hillier made out just fine. He sold his golden nugget to the Golden Nugget for over a million dollars.)

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Location

Hand of Faith

(Directions)
129 Fremont Street, Las Vegas, 89101
(at Golden Nugget)
Phone: 702-385-7111
Phone: 702-386-8362
Credit Cards Accepted

Amenities

Handicap accessibility: Unknown