Announcement: July Slotland Jackpot Win Worth $169,072

July Slotland Jackpot Win Worth $169,072
July Slotland Jackpot Win Worth $169,072 One of the things about Slotland is that all of their games are tied together into a big progressive jackpot. So even though they might not be the most popular online and mobile casino out there in terms of the quantity of jackpots that they have available, they do have a sizable payout that happens on a regular basis that’s usually in the range of $150,000 to $175,000. This jackpot was hit once again, and it just goes to show that you can become a big winner if you have the right timing at the right site like Slotland. A lucky Canadian player who wishes to remain anonymous hit the progressive at Slotland recently. His payout was worth $169,072, and he was playing the Tikal Treasure slot at the time on their instant play platform. This jackpot hits several times each year, and they have paid out a number of big winners as a result. The most recent winner said he’s been playing with Slotland for about four years, and his session started off with a couple of wins in the $1,000 range that kept him floating along until he took down the biggest payout available. This player said he’ll probably pay down some debt and that he was drawn to Slotland because of how quick they are with deposits, withdrawals and bringing out new games. Michael Hilary is the Slotland casino manager, and he said, “Maybe Slotland’s jackpot never gets to be millions of dollars, but that’s becaue it’s hit so often! We’ve had a lot of jackpot winners who, believe me, were all quite happy to walk away with a couple hundred thousand!” Their jackpots hit so often because every single one of their slots is tied to the same progressive. Not only does this make it one of the largest linked jackpots over multiple titles in the industry, but it also makes it easier for players to choose different games without feeling like they’re missing out on a chance for a bit payday. Slotland is an excellent place to enjoy a nice selection of slots that you won’t find anywhere else. Their proprietary software means that they have a collection of games that aren’t available at other sites, and this is a big change from the software companies who can have dozens of different operators all using the same set of games for players. The Latest Online Casino & Gambling Related News Casino gaming is a terrific business, with a lot going on. We want you to know what’s happening, because we know it’s ultimately going to make you a better consumer. Toward that end, we supply you with links to some of the latest that is going on in this fast-moving, ever-changing industry. The five latest news items added to Best Casino Sites Online can be found featured in the list of news below. For more news including our archives click here.

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500.com Welcomes Tshinghua Unigroup as Strategic Investor

500.com Welcomes Tshinghua Unigroup as Strategic Investor
500.com Welcomes Tshinghua Unigroup as Strategic Investor SHENZHEN, China, June 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — 500.com Limited (NYSE: WBAI) (“500.com” or the “Company”), a leading online sports lottery service provider in China, today announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with Tsinghua Unigroup International Co., Ltd. (“Tsinghua Unigroup”), a subsidiary of Tsinghua Unigroup Co., Ltd, for the issuance and sale of newly issued ordinary shares of the Company.Pursuant to the purchase agreement, Tsinghua Unigroup International Co., Ltd. will purchase 63,500,500 newly issued Class A ordinary shares of the Company for a total purchase price of approximately US$123.8 million in cash. The per share purchase price of US$1.95 (corresponding to US$19.5 per American Depository Receipts) represents a 1.4% discount of the average closing trading price of the Company’s ordinary shares for the 30 trading days ended June 8, 2015, or a 17.9% discount of the closing trading price of the Company’s ordinary shares on June 8, 2015, the day prior to the date of the purchase agreement.Unigroup International has agreed to subject all the shares it or its affiliate will acquire in the transaction to a contractual lock-up restriction for six month after the closing. The closing is expected to take place on or before June 30, 2015, upon satisfaction of customary closing conditions.Upon closing, Tsinghua Unigroup will hold 15.2% of the Company’s issued and outstanding ordinary shares. Pursuant to the purchase agreement, the Company agreed, and the board of directors of the Company approved, to appoint Mr. Weiguo Zhao, the chairman of Tsinghua Unigroup, as a director of the Company upon closing. Since 2009, Mr. Weiguo Zhao has served various management roles in Tsinghua Unigroup, including CEO and chairman. Mr. Weiguo Zhao also serves as a senior vice president of Tsinghua Holdings Ltd. Mr. Weiguo Zhao serves as the chairman and CEO of Beijing Unis Communications Technology Group Ltd. Mr. Weiguo Zhao has served as the chairman of Beijing Jian Kun Investment Corporation Ltd. since 2003. Mr Zhao also serves as a director of TCL Corporation and Tongfang Co., Ltd. from 2015. Mr. Weiguo Zhao is 48 years old and holds a Master of Science degree in electronics engineering from Tsinghua University.Tsinghua Unigroup Co., Ltd. is majority owned by Tsinghua Holdings Co., Ltd. which is 100% owned by Tsinghua University.Mr. Zhengming Pan, the chief executive officer of the Company, commented, “We want to welcome Tsinghua Unigroup as a shareholder to our company and to express our appreciation to Tsinghua Unigroup’s confidence in our company. We believe the partnership between Unigroup and our company will be long term and mutually beneficial. The partnership will also bring Tsinghua University’s strong technical and research capabilities to 500.com.”About 500.com Limited500.com Limited (NYSE: WBAI) is a leading online sports lottery service provider in China. The Company offers a comprehensive and integrated suite of online lottery services, information, user tools and virtual community venues to its users. 500.com was among the third companies to provide online lottery services in China, and is one of two entities that have been approved by the Ministry of Finance to provide online lottery sales services on behalf of the China Sports Lottery Administration Center, which is the government authority that is in charge of the issuance and sale of sports lottery products in China.About Tsinghua Unigroup Co., Ltd.Tsinghua Unigroup Co., Ltd. is an operating subsidiary of Tsinghua Holdings Co., Ltd., a solely state-owned limited liability corporation funded by Tsinghua University in China. Tsinghua Holdings Co., Ltd. is the controlling shareholder of Unigroup. The other shareholder is Beijing Jiankun Investment Group Co. Ltd. Unigroup’s business lines include high-technology, bio-technology, science park development, and urban infrastructure construction. For additional information, please visit http://www.unigroup.com.cn.Safe Harbor StatementsThis news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as “will,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “future,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “estimates,” “target,” “going forward,” “outlook” and similar statements. 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A&E Reality Star In Exclusive Meet And Greet At Soboba Casino

A&E Reality Star In Exclusive Meet And Greet At Soboba Casino
A&E Reality Star In Exclusive Meet And Greet At Soboba Casino SAN JACINTO, Calif., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Barry Weiss, the star of A&E’s hit TV shows “Storage Wars” and “Barry’d Treasure”, is bringing his trademark antics and wily witticisms to Soboba Casino to crown the champion of Barry’s Big Slot Tournament. Set to take place on Thursday, May 14th, 2015 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m., Soboba club members will have the chance to meet Barry personally in an exclusive meet and greet. All who attend will receive a free autographed picture of Barry and a photo opportunity with the star himself.Joining the club is free and easy. Anyone who is not a member can sign up at Soboba before the event and have their picture taken with one of TV’s hottest stars!”Good times are worth more than good money.” – Barry WeissSoboba club members had the opportunity for both in Barry’s Big Slot Tournament. Starting in March, players could enter the tournament to win a share of $220,000 in cash and prizes. Now Barry is joining in the fun by sending the winner home with a $50,000 grand prize on May 14th.Starting off in business with his brother Joey, Barry first made his fortune selling fruits and vegetables to cruise lines. It was, however, his passion for antiques that led to his current career as a professional collector. His unique knowledge on everything from classic cars to vintage war relics coupled with his eccentric personality landed him on TV and quickly made him one of A&E’s biggest stars.”We are delighted to have Barry Weiss join the Soboba family in this exciting club member tournament,” says Michael J. Broderick, Soboba Casino’s Director of Marketing. “Barry’s distinctive style and personality just adds to the excitement our players have experienced over the past two months and shows our guests that, at Soboba, it pays to play.”Soboba Casino features approximately 2,000 of the newest, hottest slot machines, an expansive and modern non-smoking room, 20 classic gaming tables featuring all your favorite card games, and a large outdoor event arena which easily accommodates over 10,000 people .  Need to recharge & refresh? Visit the cozy Soboba Cafe and Coffee Kiicha, or experience the AC’s Lounge with full cocktail bar and three giant HD flat screens including the”Sobobatron”, the Inland Empire’s biggest HD video wall.Soboba Casino is proudly owned and operated by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians. Come join us for all the fun and then some! Soboba Casino. Where Everybody Goes to Play! For more information visit: soboba.comSoboba Casino: 23333 Soboba Road, San Jacinto, CA 92583, (951) 665-1000Photo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150507/214651 

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Kimberly De La Cruz – Apple Pay debuting at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Kimberly De La Cruz – Apple Pay debuting at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Kimberly De La Cruz – Apple Pay debuting at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Apple Pay is debuting on the Strip this summer at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.By early June, the resort’s front desk, concierge, restaurants and bars will accept the new payment method, according to a Tuesday announcement.“As always, we are thrilled to lead the market with a new component to a Las Vegas experience that makes everything a bit faster and a great deal easier,” Lisa Marchese, chief marketing officer of the property, said in a statement.Using the “contactless payment technology,” customers can make purchases with an iPhone, Apple Watch or iPad, according to Apple’s website.Existing forms of payment will not be affected.Copyright GamingWire. All rights reserved.

Live Tournaments Satellites at Juicy Stakes

Live Tournaments Satellites at Juicy Stakes
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Las Vegas Sands Reports First Quarter 2015 Results

Las Vegas Sands Reports First Quarter 2015 Results
Las Vegas Sands Reports First Quarter 2015 Results LAS VEGAS, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015.First Quarter OverviewMr. Sheldon G. Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer, said, “While the operating environment in Macao, particularly in the high-end gaming segments, remained challenging during the quarter, our focus on the higher margin mass and non-gaming segments and the geographic diversification of our cash flows allowed us to deliver in excess of one billion U.S. dollars of Adjusted Property EBITDA during the quarter.  Despite the current headwinds in the Macao market, we remain steadfast in our focus on the consistent execution of our global growth strategy, which leverages the power of our unique convention-based Integrated Resort business model. ”Our convention-based Integrated Resort business model appeals to the broadest set of customers, generates the most diversified set of cash flows, delivers the industry’s highest revenue and profit from non-gaming segments and brings the greatest economic and diversification benefits in the industry to the regions in which we operate.  We remain confident that the continued execution of our strategy will further extend our position as the global leader in Integrated Resort development and operation and enable us to deliver strong growth in the future. ”The prudent management of our cash flow, including the ability to increase the return of capital to shareholders while maintaining a strong balance sheet and ample liquidity to invest in future growth opportunities, remains a cornerstone of our strategy.”The company paid a recurring quarterly dividend of $0.65 per common share during the quarter, an increase of 30.0% compared to the first quarter of 2014. The company also announced that its next recurring quarterly dividend of $0.65 per common share will be paid on June 30, 2015, to Las Vegas Sands shareholders of record on June 22, 2015.  That dividend represents an increase of 30.0% compared to the dividend paid in the second quarter of 2014. Additionally, since the inception of the company’s share repurchase program in June 2013, the company has returned $2.23 billion to shareholders through the repurchase of nearly 31.0 million shares.  Mr. Adelson added, “The Macao market saw strong visitation from mainland China during the quarter and we enjoyed solid visitation to our Cotai Strip properties.  We welcomed over 16 million visits to our Macao property portfolio, delivered strong growth in the high-margin retail mall business and steady performance in most of the other non-gaming segments of our business.  Notwithstanding a challenging environment in the VIP and premium mass gaming segments, we delivered $527.7 million in adjusted property EBITDA across our Macao property portfolio.  We remain confident that our market-leading Cotai Strip properties, which will be complemented in the future by The Parisian Macao and the St. Regis tower at Sands Cotai Central, will continue to provide the economic benefits of diversification to Macao, meaningfully enhance the appeal of Macao to business and leisure travelers and provide an outstanding and diversified platform for growth in the years ahead.”In Singapore, adjusted property EBITDA decreased to $415.3 million in the first quarter of 2015, reflecting modest growth in mass gaming and retail mall revenues, offset by a decrease in Rolling Chip win during the current quarter. Adjusted Property EBITDA was up 0.2% on a constant-currency basis.  Mass win-per-day reached $4.70 million, an increase of 1.1% in the quarter compared to the year ago quarter. The mass win per day figure was an all-time quarterly record when measured in local currency terms.   Company-Wide Operating ResultsNet revenue for the first quarter of 2015 decreased 24.9% to $3.01 billion, compared to $4.01 billion in the first quarter of 2014. Consolidated adjusted property EBITDA of $1.05 billion decreased 29.0% in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the year-ago quarter.  On a hold-normalized basis, adjusted property EBITDA decreased 25.2% to $1.02 billion in the first quarter of 2015. On a GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) basis, operating income in the first quarter of 2015 decreased 37.8% to $711.1 million, compared to $1.14 billion in the first quarter of 2014.  The decrease in operating income was principally due to softer results across our Macao property portfolio. On a GAAP basis, net income attributable to Las Vegas Sands in the first quarter of 2015 decreased 34.0% to $511.9 million, compared to $776.2 million in the first quarter of 2014, while diluted earnings per share in the first quarter of 2015 decreased 32.6% to $0.64, compared to $0.95 in the prior-year quarter. The decrease in net income attributable to Las Vegas Sands reflected the decline in operating income described above, offset by a $121.4 million decrease in net income attributable to noncontrolling interests. Adjusted net income (see Note 1) decreased to $531.1 million, or $0.66 per diluted share, compared to $793.9 million, or $0.97 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2014.    Sands China Ltd. Consolidated Financial ResultsOn a GAAP basis, total net revenues for Sands China Ltd. decreased 34.9% to $1.77 billion in the first quarter of 2015, compared to $2.72 billion in the first quarter of 2014. Adjusted property EBITDA for Sands China Ltd. decreased 43.4% to $531.0 million in the first quarter of 2015, compared to $938.1 million in the first quarter of 2014. Net income for Sands China Ltd. decreased 54.2% to $344.7 million in the first quarter of 2015, compared to $751.9 million in the first quarter of 2014.The Venetian Macao First Quarter Operating ResultsDespite the softer gaming market in Macao, The Venetian Macao continued to enjoy Macao market-leading visitation and financial performance. The property generated adjusted property EBITDA of $269.9 million with an EBITDA margin of 34.3%.  Non-Rolling Chip drop decreased 22.5% to $1.87 billion for the quarter with a Non-Rolling Chip win percentage of 25.0%.  Rolling Chip volume during the quarter decreased 44.4% to $8.52 billion.  Rolling Chip win percentage was 2.83% in the quarter, below the 3.49% experienced in the prior-year quarter. Slot handle decreased 26.8% compared to the first quarter of 2014 to $1.06 billion.  Mall revenues increased 15.9% during the quarter to reach $44.4 million.The following table summarizes the key operating results for The Venetian Macao for the first quarter of  2015 compared to the first quarter of 2014:Sands Cotai Central First Quarter Operating ResultsNet revenues and adjusted property EBITDA for the first quarter of 2015 at Sands Cotai Central were $571.8 million and $155.9 million, respectively, resulting in an EBITDA margin of 27.3%.Non-Rolling Chip drop decreased 8.6% to $1.65 billion with a Non-Rolling Chip win percentage of 20.8%.  Rolling Chip volume was $6.08 billion for the quarter with a Rolling Chip win percentage of 2.76%.  Slot handle decreased 9.8% to $1.64 billion for the quarter.Mall revenues increased 53.4% during the quarter to reach $13.5 million.  Hotel occupancy was 81.5% with ADR of $173. The following table summarizes our key operating results for Sands Cotai Central for the first quarter of 2015 compared to the first quarter of 2014:Four Seasons Hotel Macao and Plaza Casino First Quarter Operating ResultsThe Four Seasons Hotel Macao and Plaza Casino generated adjusted property EBITDA of $44.5 million in the first quarter of 2015, a decrease of 60.6% compared to the year-ago quarter.  Non-Rolling Chip drop decreased 34.9% in the first quarter of 2015 to $229.0 million, while Non-Rolling Chip win percentage was 23.1%.  Rolling Chip volume decreased 56.9% to $3.96 billion for the quarter. Rolling Chip win percentage was 2.81% in the quarter, below the 3.62% experienced in the prior-year quarter. Slot handle decreased to $133.9 million during the quarter. The following table summarizes our key operating results for the Four Seasons Hotel Macao and Plaza Casino for the first quarter of 2015 compared to the first quarter of 2014:Sands Macao First Quarter Operating ResultsSands Macao’s adjusted property EBITDA decreased 37.2% to $57.4 million compared to the same quarter last year. Non-Rolling Chip drop decreased 27.7% to $789.9 million during the quarter, while slot handle decreased 12.0% to $707.1 million. Rolling Chip volume decreased 53.0% to $2.53 billion for the quarter. The property realized 2.86% win on Rolling Chip volume during the quarter, above the 2.59% generated in the year-ago quarter. The following table summarizes our key operating results for Sands Macao for the first quarter of 2015 compared to the first quarter of 2014:Marina Bay Sands First Quarter Operating ResultsMarina Bay Sands in Singapore generated adjusted property EBITDA of $415.3 million, a decrease of 4.6% compared to the first quarter of 2014.  On a constant-currency basis, EBITDA increased 0.2%.   Rolling Chip win percentage of 3.41% in the first quarter of 2015 was above the expected range and in-line with the 3.41% achieved in the first quarter of 2014.Non-Rolling Chip drop was $1.11 billion during the quarter. Slot handle increased 1.1% to $3.08 billion for the quarter compared to the year-ago quarter. Total mass win per day during the quarter increased 1.1% to $4.70 million, compared to $4.65 million in the first quarter of 2014. Rolling Chip volume decreased 22.0% to $10.09 billion for the quarter.ADR decreased to $414 during the quarter and occupancy decreased to 94.8%, driving a RevPAR decrease of 7.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Retail mall revenue increased 3.4% to $39.8 million during the first quarter of 2015, compared to $38.5 million in the prior-year quarter.The following table summarizes our key operating results for Marina Bay Sands for the first quarter of 2015 compared to the first quarter of 2014:Las Vegas Operations First Quarter Operating ResultsAdjusted property EBITDA at The Venetian Las Vegas and The Palazzo, including the Sands Expo and Convention Center, was $74.1 million for the quarter, a 7.0% decrease compared to the first quarter of 2014.  Hotel ADR increased 1.2% to reach $244 in the quarter while occupancy declined to 86.2%, compared to the first quarter of 2014.  RevPAR decreased 1.9% to $210 in the quarter.  Table games drop, which reflected a solid quarter for non-Baccarat play, increased 2.8% in the quarter to $533.1 million, while slot handle increased 22.3% to $578.5 million.The following table summarizes our key operating results for our Las Vegas operations for the first quarter of 2015 compared to the first quarter of 2014:Sands Bethlehem First Quarter Operating ResultsNet revenues for Sands Bethlehem in Pennsylvania increased 9.0% to $127.7 million and adjusted property EBITDA increased 12.8% to $29.9 million for the quarter. Table games drop increased 6.4% to $263.4 million for the quarter, while table games win percentage was 17.3%, which was higher than the 16.1% realized in the first quarter of 2014. Slot handle increased 6.0% year-over-year to $1.01 billion for the quarter with slot hold percentage of 7.1%.The following table summarizes our key operating results for Sands Bethlehem for the first quarter of 2015 compared to the first quarter of 2014:Asian Retail Mall OperationsGross revenue from tenants in the company’s retail malls on Macao’s Cotai Strip (The Venetian Macao, Four Seasons Macao and Sands Cotai Central) and Marina Bay Sands in Singapore reached $127.2 million for the first quarter of 2015, an increase of 17.3% compared to the first quarter of 2014.  Operating profit derived from these retail mall assets increased 22.8% for the quarter compared to the quarter one year ago, reaching $112.4 million.Other Factors Affecting EarningsOther Asia adjusted property EBITDA, which is principally comprised of our CotaiJet ferry operation, reflected adjusted property EBITDA of $3.5 million during the quarter, compared to a loss of $1.4 million in the first quarter of 2014.Pre-opening expense was $9.6 million in the first quarter of 2015, compared to $4.3 million in the first quarter of 2014.Depreciation and amortization expense was $253.9 million in the first quarter of 2015, compared to $261.0 million in the first quarter of 2014.Interest expense, net of amounts capitalized, was $66.3 million for the first quarter of 2015, compared to $71.1 million in the prior-year quarter. Capitalized interest was $4.2 million during the first quarter of 2015, compared to $1.7 million during the first quarter of 2014.  Our weighted average borrowing cost in the first quarter of 2015 was approximately 2.7%.Corporate expense was $45.2 million in the first quarter of 2015, compared to $50.7 million in the first quarter of 2014.Other income, which was principally composed of foreign currency gains, was $15.5 million in the first quarter of 2015, compared to $4.7 million of expense in the first quarter of 2014.The company’s effective income tax rate for the first quarter of 2015 was 8.3%. The tax rate is primarily driven by a provision for the earnings from Marina Bay Sands at the 17% Singapore income tax rate.The net income attributable to noncontrolling interests during the first quarter of 2015 of $99.1 million was principally related to Sands China Ltd. Balance Sheet ItemsUnrestricted cash balances as of March 31, 2015 were $2.41 billion.As of March 31, 2015, total debt outstanding, including the current portion, was $9.24 billion.Capital ExpendituresCapital expenditures during the first quarter totaled $367.3 million, including construction, development and maintenance activities of $326.5 million in Macao, $23.4 million at Marina Bay Sands, $14.3 million in Las Vegas, and $3.1 million at Sands Bethlehem.Conference Call InformationThe company will host a conference call to discuss the company’s results on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Interested parties may listen to the conference call through a webcast available on the company’s website at www.lasvegassands.com.Forward-Looking StatementsThis press release contains forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor Provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond the company’s control, which may cause material differences in actual results, performance or other expectations. These factors include, but are not limited to, general economic conditions, competition, new ventures, substantial leverage and debt service, government regulation, tax law changes, legalization of gaming, interest rates, future terrorist acts, influenza, insurance, gaming promoters, risks relating to our gaming licenses, certificate and subconcession, infrastructure in Macao and other factors detailed in the reports filed by Las Vegas Sands Corp. with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date thereof. Las Vegas Sands Corp. assumes no obligation to update such information.Note 1Adjusted net income excludes pre-opening expense, development expense, gain or loss on disposal of assets and loss on modification or early retirement of debt.About Las Vegas SandsLas Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) is the world’s leading developer and operator of Integrated Resorts. Our collection of Integrated Resorts in Asia and the United States feature state-of-the-art convention and exhibition facilities, premium accommodations, world-class gaming and entertainment, destination retail and dining including celebrity chef restaurants, and many other amenities.Our properties include the five-diamond Venetian and Palazzo resorts and Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Sands Bethlehem in Eastern Pennsylvania, and the iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.  Through our majority ownership in Sands China Ltd. (HK: 1928), LVS owns a portfolio of properties on the Cotai Strip in Macao, including The Venetian Macao, The Plaza and Four Seasons Hotel Macao and Sands Cotai Central, as well as the Sands Macao on the Macao Peninsula.LVS is dedicated to being a good corporate citizen, anchored by the core tenets of delivering a great working environment for nearly 50,000 employees worldwide, driving impact through our Sands Cares corporate citizenship program and leading innovation with the company’s award-winning Sands ECO360° global sustainability program.  To learn more, please visit www.sands.com.     Contacts:Non-GAAP ReconciliationsWithin the company’s first quarter 2015 press release, the company makes reference to certain non-GAAP financial measures including “adjusted net income,” “hold-normalized adjusted net income,” “adjusted earnings per diluted share,” “hold-normalized adjusted earnings per diluted share,” “adjusted property EBITDA,” and “hold-normalized adjusted property EBITDA.”  Whenever such information is presented, the company has complied with the provisions of the rules under Regulation G and Item 2.02 of Form 8-K.  The specific reasons why the company’s management believes that the presentation of each of these non-GAAP financial measures provides useful information to investors regarding Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s financial condition, results of operations and cash flows has been provided in the Form 8-K filed in connection with this press release.Adjusted property EBITDA consists of operating income (loss) before depreciation and amortization, amortization of leasehold interests in land, gain or loss on disposal of assets, pre-opening expense, development expense, royalty fees, stock-based compensation and corporate expense.  Reconciliations of GAAP operating income (loss) and GAAP net income attributable to Las Vegas Sands Corp. to adjusted property EBITDA and hold-normalized adjusted property EBITDA are included in the financial schedules accompanying this release.

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