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  1. Sands says no place for junkets in Singapore

    Posted Jan 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp is not banking on using any VIP gambling junket operators at its US$6 billion Singapore casino resort because of the strictness of licensing requirements in the city state. 'We are building our [Singapore] organisation on the anticipation that we do no junket business,' Las Vegas Sands president and chief operating officer Michael ...

  2. Las Vegas Sands suffers US$8.8m loss despite 81pc revenue growth

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Las Vegas Sands Corp, the world's largest casino developer by market value, posted its third quarterly loss in a year yesterday after development costs and depreciation ... the US$2.5 billion Venetian gained ground in the three months to June while the four-year-old Sands lost some of its traction in an increasingly competitive market. High rollers were the driving ...

  3. Sands rakes in profits for Venetian

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan in Macau The Sands casino in Macau, which opened its doors on May 18 last year, recorded revenue of $3.11 billion during its first 71/2 months of operation. The figures were ... The company, a subsidiary of New York Stock Exchange-listed Las Vegas Sands, posted net earnings of $952 million for the year to December. Most of the revenue came from the Sands casino, which has 360 ...

  4. All In

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Settlement reached in licence row, Nevada paper reports Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands Corp appears to have reached an out-of-court settlement with a trio of Macau and US businessmen who were suing the casino developer over a claim that they helped Sands win a Macau gaming licence in 2002. A jury trial in Las Vegas' Clark County District Court had been ...

  5. US entrepreneur may have bitten off more than he can chew

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there was doubt, I ate it up and spit it out'- Frank Sinatra, My Way Sheldon Adelson, the founder and controlling shareholder of Las Vegas Sands Corp, is used to having things his way, too. 'An ... Ho Hau-wah said on Tuesday that the government would take over Las Vegas Sands' casinos in the event the company went bankrupt. The firm's largest and longest shareholder after Mr ...

  6. StanChart keeps double-digit growth goal

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... group chief executive Peter Sands, who added the bank started off with a record January both in profits and revenue. The bank dodged a bullet during the global financial crisis, thanks to its 'big in Asia, Africa and Middle East' strategy. This year, all three regions face a rough start. Sands said the bank remained committed to the Middle East despite armed conflicts between ...

  7. Macau casinos promise 'perpetual profit'

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... times that of the US property. Mr Wynn is not alone in tallying his fortune in patacas. Rival billionaire Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands Corp saw its second-quarter Macau revenue more ... America's convention capital (Mr Adelson)- no longer rely on the city for the majority of their business? For Las Vegas, probably not that much. Together, Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands accounted ...

  8. Good swill hunting

    Posted Feb 11th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... events from decades ago. Foreign companies developing new casinos are finding it difficult to rival the appeal of these restaurants. The first US newcomer, the Sands casino, is giving it a shot, ... Even though punters are giving its luxury restaurants a wide birth, the Sands says it has succeeded in raising the standard of food preparation in Macau. Executive chef Paray Li says that, when ...

  9. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jan 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Nicholas Walton Chill out Developers in Dubai, with money to burn, have proposed the world's first refrigerated beach, so sun worshippers won't get their feet scorched on the sands outside the Palazzo Versace resort, due to open early next year. Computer-controlled coolant pipes running under the sand will lower the temperature of the ground in conditions ...

  10. Wynn shrugs off Singapore 'threat'

    Posted Feb 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Adelson's Las Vegas Sands Corp plans to open its US$6 billion Marina Bay Sands near Singapore's central business district on April 27. Wynn management said high-stakes players from Southeast ... the challenge from Las Vegas Sands' Four Seasons Macao, which opened on the Cotai strip in 2008. 'I hardly can be concerned about a threat four hours by jet away from me if I wasn't ...




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