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  1. Business - Companies - GAMBLING

    Las Vegas Sands casino customer data stolen by hackers, company says

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 05:35pm

    ... Las Vegas Sands on Friday said its computer systems in the US had been hacked and information about clients, including credit card and personal data, had been stolen Computer hackers stole the personal information of tens of thousands of Las Vegas Sands customers during a data breach earlier this month, the casino company said on Friday. The company said in a regulatory filing ...

  2. Business - Companies - GAMBLING

    Sands China hit by 'crackdown on gambling junkets' talk

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by PAUL SOH

    ... Paul Soh paul.soh@scmp.com Casino operator's shares slip after 9pc profits rise amid overseas media reports of move against Macau's junket operators by Beijing Sands China hit by 'crackdown' talk Speculation over a crackdown by Beijing on gambling in Macau affected the performance of the casino operator Sands China, which reported a subdued 9 per cent net increase in profit ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - GAMBLING

    Sands denies Beijing gave help on Macau casino license application

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Sands Corporation said the Chinese government had no part in the awarding of gaming licences in Macau for the casino operator controlled by billionaire Sheldon Adelson more than 10 years ago. ... and "reached down" to make sure Las Vegas Sands got a gaming licence. Sauber made his closing arguments in the trial of a suit in which Richard Suen, a Hong Kong businessman, has sought US$328 ...

  4. Business - Companies - GAMBLING

    Macau casino taps David Beckham's star power as it courts mainland China

    Posted Dec 25th 2013, 05:04pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Las Vegas David Beckham named promoter of Sands to edge up Macau and Singapore businesses-- but also mainland China, where casinos are illegal Retired soccer star and sometime underwear model David Beckham has signed on to help promote Las Vegas Sands' properties in Macau and Singapore. Sands said in a statement that it hoped to cash in on Beckham's ...

  5. Business - China Business - GAMBLING

    Casino shares slump after Macau crackdown on illegal handheld payment devices

    Posted May 08th 2014, 05:11pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Melco Crown Entertainment and MGM China also lost as much as 8 per cent, while Sands China saw stock tumble 6.6 per cent. By the close of trading on Thursday, Galaxy entertainment had fallen 7.6 per cent, MGM China dropped 8.3 per cent, Sands China was down 4.6 per cent, Melco Crown declined 6.2 per cent, and Wynn Macau was 2.6 per cent lower. The losses came after it emerged ...

  6. News - China - GAMBLING

    Macau casinos cut out middlemen and recruit gamblers directly from mainland China

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:44am by BLOOM

    ... such as Sheldon Adelson's Sands China offer the same services, aiming to cut out the middlemen. At stake are profits from the world's biggest gambling market with US$45.2 billion in revenue last ... in 2002, granting permits to five new operators- Sands China, MGM China, Galaxy Entertainment, Wynn Macau and Melco Crown- breaking a 40-year monopoly held by Stanley Ho Hung-sun's SJM ...

  7. Business - China Business - GAMBLING

    Gambling revenues in Macau increase 18 pc

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 09:18pm by Sophie Yu

    ... Sands China gained 0.9 per cent to HK$63.95. Galaxy gained 1.4 per cent while the city's Hang Seng Index edged up 0.1 per cent. ...

  8. Business - Companies - GAMBLING

    Hong Kong investor takes a gamble on casino in Cairns

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 03:27am by BLOOM

    ... helped Genting and Las Vegas Sands resorts draw US$5.85 billion in revenue last year. "We're in a global competition for tourists and the offering we have at the moment, I'm ...

  9. Business - China Business - GAMBLING

    Macau casinos enjoy 5.5% surge in revenue

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... by the leadership change, which led people to hold back their overseas travel plans," he said. Shares in Sands China, a unit of the Las Vegas company, rose 2 per cent to HK$27.95 yesterday, while ...



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