17 Feb '11, 11pm

Las Vegas Sands to build 'Euro-Vegas' in Spain

Las Vegas Sands to build 'Euro-Vegas' in Spain

SINGAPORE: US gaming giant Las Vegas Sands is "very actively pursuing" plans to build a Las Vegas-style casino strip in Spain at a cost of up to 15 billion euros ($20.4 billion), its chief said on Thursday. Sheldon Adelson told the Foreign Correspondents Association in Singapore that Las Vegas Sands is already in talks with city officials from Barcelona and Madrid to build a gaming strip in either of their cities. "I want to do a mini-Las Vegas in Europe. I hope we could use the name 'Europe Vegas' or 'Euro-Vegas' or something," he said. "I want to build like 20,000-plus rooms and millions of square feet of shopping and MICE space," he added, referring to the meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions sector. "Now, we are very actively pursuing it. I'm already building up a team of development professionals in architecture, design, project development etc. In two we...

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