Is Macau the true Venice of the East?

Venetian resort''s President, William Weidner talks about why his company is building 60,000 hotel rooms in Macau.

Could you tell us your vision of Macau and the casino industry

William Weidner Our view of Macau was bullish and thanks to the CEPA agreements and the opening of the border we have become even more bullish. We see Macau becoming Asia's Las Vegas - it's the only place that has a tradition of gaming that allows us to do something of the scope that we intend to do. Our view is to literally build the Las Vegas strip here in Asia. We start with the Sands Macau.

The traditional downtown Macau will always be a day trip destination, and it'll always be the first place...

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