The newspaper, citing unidentified sources, said the deal could potentially provide the Sands with $1.3 billion in cash.
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According to the story, the casino operator is considering the sale and lease-back of its signature gambling facility on the main Macau peninsula. It would retain its gaming license and operate the casino but would pay the property buyer a rental amount based on its gaming revenue.
Reportedly, the Sands Macao generates earnings of about $40 million per quarter, before the usual deductions.
The South China Morning Post story was not confirmed by any officials of Las Vegas Sands.
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