Richard Suen

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

A US jury last month ordered Las Vegas Sands to pay Hong Kong businessman Richard Suen US$70 million in damages. Photo: AP

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.

Wednesday, 12 June, 2013, 3:56am

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

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

Mogul back on stand to fight US$328m suit

Workers clean the glass roof of a shopping mall in front of the Las Vegas Sands-owned Four Seasons Hotel Macao. Photo: Bloomberg

Las Vegas Sands chairman Sheldon Adelson returned to the witness stand, saying if he didn't defend the lawsuit brought by a Hong Kong businessman, there would be a line around the block with people suing him.

10 Apr 2013 - 3:57am

Suen 'couldn't deliver' on Macau gaming licence

Las Vegas Sands' chairman Sheldon Adelson. Photo: Reuters

Las Vegas Sands' chairman Sheldon Adelson has told a jury a Hong Kong businessman who seeks US$328 million over claims he helped the casino operator get a Macau gaming licence could not deliver what he promised.

6 Apr 2013 - 5:53am

Time to repay debt for casino licence, court told

Las Vegas Sands chairman Sheldon Adelson. Photo: AP

Las Vegas Sands owes a middleman for its gaming licence in Macau, which the casino operator's founder and chairman Sheldon Adelson called the "brass ring in the merry-go-round", according to a lawyer for Hong Kong businessman Richard Suen.

5 Apr 2013 - 5:10am

Legal fight lets light in as 'fixer' remains in shadow

Sheldon Adelson

Some of Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson's dealings in Macau would never have seen the light of day if his relationship with Richard Suen, a Hong Kong businessman, had not gone sour.

In 2008 Suen sued Adelson in Las Vegas over a "success fee" he says he earned for setting up meetings with top officials in Beijing for the purpose of obtaining a gaming licence in Macau.

4 Apr 2013 - 3:35am

Sands' luck tested as huge suit goes before US court

Gaming brought Macau US$38 billion last year. Photo: Dickson Lee

Las Vegas Sands, the casino operator controlled by US billionaire Sheldon Adelson, faces as much as US$328 million in damage claims at a trial over who helped it win its Macau gaming licence.

4 Apr 2013 - 3:35am