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Las Vegas Sands Corp. Issues Statement on Winning the Singapore Integrated Resort Bid

LAS VEGAS, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) President and Chief Operating Officer William Weidner issued the following statement today in response to the Singapore Government's decision to award the Marina Bay Integrated Resort license to Las Vegas Sands Corp.:

"Las Vegas Sands Corp. is honored to be selected by the Singapore Government to build and operate the Marina Bay Integrated Resort (IR).

"Our top priority is to partner with the Government and the people of Singapore to ensure that we deliver on Singapore's economic and social goals to enhance its status as one of the world's greatest travel destinations. We are confident we have the strengths and capabilities to achieve this mandate based on our unique ability to develop successful, iconic Integrated Resorts from the ground-up.

"In particular, our unparalleled credentials and long-standing relationships in the Meetings, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition business with leading meeting and convention organizers empower us with the ability to produce a steady and predictable flow of visitors to Singapore. Importantly, we know what it takes to optimally combine and maximize the synergies between the various components of an IR in a manner that creates a whole that is far more powerful than the sum of its parts.

"In addition, our presence in Singapore, combined with our footprint in North Asia and access to China, the largest source of tourism in the foreseeable future, will enable us to generate mutual benefits for both economies and for visitors alike.

"We have enjoyed engaging with the Singapore Government throughout this process and are proud to be given the opportunity to contribute to Singapore's tourism future. We look forward to ramping up our development plans here to deliver on our promise of opening 100 percent of the Gross Floor Area (GFA) of The Marina Bay Sands in 2009. We believe that The Marina Bay Sands, which represents the welcoming hand of Singapore, embodies the key elements of Singapore's tourism future."


Las Vegas Sands Corp. is a hotel, gaming, resort and exhibition/convention company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company owns The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino and the Sands Expo and Convention Center, where it hosts exhibitions and conventions, in Las Vegas and the Sands Macao in the People's Republic of China Special Administrative Region of Macau. The company is also developing additional casino hotel resort properties in Macau, including the Macao Venetian Casino Resort.

Forward Looking Statements

Statements in this press release, which are not historical facts, are "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, government regulation, legalization of gaming, interest rates, future terrorist acts, insurance, and other factors detailed in the reports filed by Las Vegas Sands Corp. with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


    Investment Community:  Scott Henry, Chief Financial Officer,
    (702) 733-5502
    Media:  Ron Reese, Executive Director of Communications, (702) 414-3607

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"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Las Vegas Sands Corp.'s business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.