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Las Vegas Sands posts underwhelming profit for 2Q

Las Vegas Sands Corp.'s success continued in Macau, helping it more than double its net income in the second quarter. But growth was tepid in Las Vegas, and Wall Street expected stronger results overall.Full story

News Summary: Sands posts underwhelming Q2 profit

MACAU BOOMS: Casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp.'s success continued in Macau, helping more than double its net income in the second quarter. Gambling revenue at the Sands' flagship Asian casino, the Venetian Macao, grew by 43 percent. Full story

Federal officials end inquiry into Wynn

Federal investigators are done looking into a $135 million donation casino giant Wynn Resorts gave to a university in the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau. Full story

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