Tag Archives: eurovegas
- Top Casino Stories of 2013
December 18, 2013
2013 has been a doozy of a year for casinos all over the world. From record revenues to incredible declines, there wasn't a shortage of relevant casino news that made our pages. So with two weeks left in the year, it's high-time to take a look at what news fell...
- Las Vegas Sands scraps EuroVegas project in Spain
December 13, 2013
In a stunning turn of events that not a lot of people saw coming, Las Vegas Sands has scrapped its plan to build EuroVegas in Madrid, Spain. The resort, which was to cost $30 billion and include up to six casinos and 12 high-end hotels, was supposed to inject some...
- Adelson loses libel suit against Jewish Dems; EuroVegas may get a (smoke) break
October 2, 2013
Casino boss Sheldon Adelson has lost the $60m libel lawsuit he filed against a political organization for repeating allegations that he condoned a prostitution ring at Las Vegas Sands’ Macau casinos. In August 2012, noted Republican party backer Adelson sued the National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC) for reprinting the allegations,...
- Spain mulls smoking ban exemption for EuroVegas
September 19, 2013
The future of Las Vegas Sands’ proposed EuroVegas resort-casino project is in jeopardy if Spain doesn’t relax its public smoking laws, according to Madrid’s regional president. Ignacio González says Spain’s central government needs to accommodate Sands’ request/demand for a smoking law exemption or else run the risk that the €17b...
- Spanish online market contracts, ‘huge’ fines promised for unlicensed operators
September 11, 2013
Spain’s fledgling online gambling market struggled in the second quarter of 2013, underscoring what the Spanish gambling regulator described as the continuing “reduction/stagnation” of the country’s online action. Given that Spain’s online gambling market launched in June 2012, there are no comparable year-on-year figures from which to draw conclusions and...
- Adelson prepared to delay EuroVegas construction if smoking ban isn’t lifted
July 15, 2013
Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is the kind of man that usually gets his way and that muscle flexing is no more evident these days than in his enormous EuroVegas project. See, the Las Vegas Sands CEO wants smoking to be allowed in EuroVegas, a move that will undercut current Spanish...
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