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Las Vegas Sands

Las Vegas Sands is a US casino group, with resorts in the United States and Asia, including two luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip. In Asia, it owns the Marina Bay Sands in california, and several properties in Macau. Sands China’s assets include The Venetian Macao, Sands Macao and The Plaza Macao.

Mass-market gamblers boost Sands China profit

Sands China, the Macau casino operator controlled by Sheldon Adelson, posted a 50 per cent gain in first-quarter profit as its resorts drew more mass-market gamblers in the world's biggest casino market.

Saturday, 26 April, 2014, 1:52am

Sands steps up scrutiny of Macau casino junkets

Las Vegas Sands is increasing its scrutiny of Macau junket operators in a move that may lead to a shake-out among the middlemen who account for two-thirds of the betting in the world's largest gambling market, a person familiar with the matter said.

5 Apr 2014 - 1:55am

Sands willing to bet US$10b on Japanese casino market

Las Vegas Sands, the world's largest gambling company by market value, says it is ready to invest US$10 billion in Japan, projected to be Asia's second- largest casino market.

25 Feb 2014 - 5:22am

Casino giant Sands drops plan for EuroVegas resort in Spain

Las Vegas Sands, the casino company controlled by billionaire Sheldon Adelson, has abandoned a plan to build a mega resort in Spain for more than US$30 billion and will focus on Asia instead.

15 Dec 2013 - 6:05am

Hong Kong businessman a step closer to US$70m jury award from Sands

A Nevada judge on Tuesday denied Las Vegas Sands’ request to throw out a jury verdict awarding former consultant Richard Suen of Hong Kong US$70 million in a breach-of-contract case.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Macau unit powers jump in Sands profit

Las Vegas Sands' success continued in Macau, helping it more than double its net income in the second quarter. But growth was tepid in Las Vegas, and Wall Street expected stronger results overall.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Tiny Macau remakes gambling world and Las Vegas

The centre of the gambling world has shifted 16 time zones away to a tiny spit of land on the southern tip of East Asia: Macau.

An hour’s ferry ride from Hong Kong, it is the only place in China where casino gambling is legal.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

China's currency controls fuel Macau crime, Nevada gaming boss says

China’s currency controls create incentives for Chinese gamblers to launder their winnings through organised crime gangs in Macau, Nevada’s state gaming regulator said on Thursday.

29 Jun 2013 - 1:55am

Adelson's Las Vegas Sands asks US court to scrap US$101.6m Suen verdict

Sands, in a filing on Friday in Nevada state court in Las Vegas, argued that the jury awarded the damages for services rendered to Round Square, Richard Suen's company, rather than to Suen himself.

12 Jun 2013 - 3:56am

Richard Suen wins US$70m from Las Vegas Sands in Macau dispute

Hong Kong businessman Richard Suen Chi-tat has been awarded US$70 million by a jury in the United States for his help in obtaining a Macau casino licence for Las Vegas Sands more than a decade ago.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am