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  1. Lukewarm interest for Sands shopping malls

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... Neil Gough, Peggy Sito and Sandy Li Interest among prospective buyers of two mega shopping centres attached to Las Vegas Sands Corp's Macau casinos appears lukewarm, given ... of the themed Cotai retail arcades attached to the Venetian and Four Seasons casino resorts. Sources said Sands was asking would-be buyers to shoulder lower returns and bet big on bullish projections ...

  2. Pre-opening costs, losing streak hit Las Vegas Sands' earnings

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Las Vegas Sands Corp, the casino developer controlled by billionaire Sheldon Adelson, blamed soaring pre-opening costs for the US$2.4 billion Venetian Macau and unlucky streaks on tables in Macau and Las Vegas for the company's first quarterly loss since going public in 2004. Las Vegas Sands swung to a loss of US$48.3 million in the third quarter, compared with net ...

  3. Smart money has massive casino delayed again

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Neil Gough Sands China has confirmed what most observers already assumed: the opening of the company's long-delayed US$4.48 billion Cotai casino complex will likely be pushed back ... market has seen to date. Sands says it is the 'world's largest building constructed at one time'. Sands had said it hoped to open the resort's first phase- including a casino ...

  4. Venetian Macao luring way more visitors than Disneyland

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... the Venetian Macao opening on August 28 it has received 1.7 million visitors- an average of 55,000 a day- according to Mark Brown, president of Sands Macao and of the Venetian Macao. Hong Kong ... for us,' Mr Wong said of the Venetian. Las Vegas Sands Corp, which owns Venetian Macao and Sands Macao, yesterday announced it would open its second hotel in Macau next month. The Sands Macao ...

  5. Game on

    Posted Oct 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lisa Chiu The third floor of the Sands Macao has opened, giving punters four new dining options. In addition to the two outlets (888 Las Vegas Buffet and the Moonlight Food Court) open from day one at the Sands, there is now Cantonese restaurant Golden Court, the Macanese Restaurante Perola (below), Copa Steakhouse, said to be the first American steakhouse in Macau, ...

  6. detours

    Posted Sep 14th 2004, 12:00am by Stephen McCarty

    ... Stephen McCarty Were Frank Sinatra to stroll into a certain corner of the Sands Macau today, he'd have a job believing he wasn't in Palm Springs or Las Vegas sometime ... over a Scotch on the rocks below a line of Sputnik-inspired overhead lights. At least that's how the Sands' American architect Paul Steelman would imagine the scene at the Copa Steak ...


    Posted Feb 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sheldon Adelson- The man: Chairman of the Las Vegas Sands, parent company of The Venetian, personally worth an estimated $14 billion- The project: First, The Sands casino complex near the Outer Harbour Terminal, due to open in April. Second, a Venetian-theme complex of hotels and casinos on reclaimed land between Taipa and Coloane islands- The money: The Sands is set to cost $1.8 ...

  8. High rollers poised for the ultimate high

    Posted Feb 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough High rollers, fasten your seat belts: the world's first sky casinos are preparing for takeoff. Las Vegas Sands Corp, the US and Macau casino developer controlled ... seating and amenities including gambling tables for high rollers seeking more interactive ways to pass the time during the 14-hour transpacific flight. Sands executives have been keeping quiet ...

  9. Wynn denies he upped the ante on VIP agent's fee

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Casino magnate says rival Sands paying higher commission to lure high rollers Las Vegas gaming magnate Steve Wynn has denied increasing commissions for the middlemen that lure the lucrative high-stakes players to Macau's casinos, a charge made by rival operator Las Vegas Sands' chairman Sheldon Adelson. Mr Wynn yesterday confirmed that he had won over the services ...

  10. Teem Foundation seeks VIP casino junket deal with Venetian Macao

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it opens this summer. Teem chairman Richard Lum said Las Vegas Sands Corp's Venetian mega resort will reserve more than 20 per cent of its gaming tables, or about 200 of its 850 tables, ... will have strong convention business and we expect another big jump, especially in the VIP market.' Only 55 tables or 7 per cent of the number at the Sands Macao, Las Vegas Sands' first ...




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