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    District Judge to continue hearing Steve Jacobs’ case against LVS

    District Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez will continue hearing Steven Jacobs’ case against Las Vegas Sands, as the casino firm failed to provide “new grounds to remove” Gonzalez from the case, local media reports. Chief Clark County District Judge David Barker made the ruling last week after investigating claims the Gonzalez was bias in Jacobs’ lawsuit. “This […]

    Former Sands executive takes dismissal case to U.S. Federal Court

    A former Sands executive is asking a federal court in Nevada to rule on the continuing legal battle over his 2010 dismissal as head of operations of the Macau-based casino, according to local media. The lawsuit, filed on Jan. 29 in a U.S. District Court in Las Vegas seeks for unspecified damages on the question […]

    China suspects LVS Macau casinos of being used by CIA

    China suspects that Las Vegas Sands’ Macau casinos were being used by U.S. intelligence agents to entrap and blackmail Chinese officials, the U.K.’s Guardian newspaper reported, citing a confidential report for the gambling industry. The report was filed by a private investigator in 2010. “Many of the (Chinese) officials we contacted were of the view […]

    U.S. judge won’t unveil LVS files in Macau wrongful dismissal case

    A U.S. judge said she won’t unseal confidential documents that could reveal business ties between Las Vegas Sands and Chinese triad gangs. District Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez, hearing a wrongful dismissal case involving former senior Sands China executive Steven Jacobs, said the reports contained sensitive commercial and gaming information that shouldn’t be made public, according to […]

    Judge urged to unseal documents in Sands China unfair dismissal case

    A Clark County district judge in the U.S. has been petitioned by two organizations to unseal documents that potentially reveal business ties between Chinese triads and Las Vegas Sands, according to media reports. The motions were filed by Guardian News & Media, publisher of the British newspaper The Guardian, and the Campaign for Accountability, a […]

    Nevada judge rules Sands case to remain in U.S.

    A Nevada judge has ruled that an unfair dismissal case brought against Las Vegas Sands and its chairman Sheldon Adelson should be heard in a U.S. court and not in Macau. Steven Jacobs, former CEO of Adelson’s Sands China unit filed the lawsuit claiming that he was sacked for trying to break links to organized […]
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    Adelson to answer claims in court about fired former Macau executive

    Sheldon Adelson looks set to appear in court for the first time to answer allegations by Steven Jacobs, the former CEO of Las Vegas Sands’ Macau operations, who claims he was wrongfully dismissed. It will be the first time in the four-and-a-half-year case that Adelson will be forced to take the stand, according to a […]