Las Vegas Sands Looking Into Possibility of Rival Casino Plans in Downtown
Las Vegas Sands, a casino resort company that counts Las Vegas's giant Venetian resort as its crown jewel, for years has been trying to butter up the Florida Legislature to allow gambling. The company was none too pleased when arch-rival Genting came into downtown Miami and announced a massive $3 billion plan for a megaresort and casino on the site of the Miami Herald. Now, Las Vegas Sands is striking back and is in discussions to take control of a massive stretch of the Park West area of downtown with plans to build its own megaresort and casino.
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