US firm Las Vegas Sands confirms Madrid mega-casino project

8th February 2013, Comments 0 comments

US firm Las Vegas Sands said on Friday that it will go ahead with the contruction of a vast casino project near Madrid six years after unveiling the contested project which could create up to 200,000 jobs, the Madrid regional government said.

The company, run by US billionaire Sheldon Adelson, will build the project in Alcorcon, which is located about 15 kilometres (9 miles) southwest of the Spanish capital, said the head of the regional government of Madrid, Ignacio Gonzalez.

© 2013 AFP

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