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 Las Vegas Sands Corp. Selected by the Singapore Government to Build
and Operate a $3 billion Resort/Casino at the the
Marina Bay Waterfront Site
Harrah's Entertainment Congratulates
Las Vegas Sands on their Successful Bid

Las Vegas Sands Corp. Issues Statement on Winning the Singapore Integrated Resort Bid 

    LAS VEGAS, May 26, 2006 - Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) President and Chief Operating Officer William Weidner issued the following statement today in response to the Singapore Government's decision to award the Marina Bay Integrated Resort license to Las Vegas Sands Corp.:
"Las Vegas Sands Corp. is honored to be selected by the Singapore Government to build and operate the Marina Bay Integrated Resort (IR).
"Our top priority is to partner with the Government and the people of Singapore to ensure that we deliver on Singapore's economic and social goals to enhance its status as one of the world's greatest travel destinations. We are confident we have the strengths and capabilities to achieve this mandate based on our unique ability to develop successful, iconic Integrated Resorts from the ground-up.
"In particular, our unparalleled credentials and long-standing relationships in the Meetings, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition business with leading meeting and convention organizers empower us with the ability to produce a steady and predictable flow of visitors to Singapore. Importantly, we know what it takes to optimally combine and maximize the synergies between the various components of an IR in a manner that creates a whole that is far more powerful than the sum of its parts.
"In addition, our presence in Singapore, combined with our footprint in North Asia and access to China, the largest source of tourism in the foreseeable future, will enable us to generate mutual benefits for both economies and for visitors alike.

Harrah's Entertainment Congratulates
Las Vegas Sands on their Successful Bid

LAS VEGAS & SINGAPORE - May 26, 2006 -- Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:HET) today issued the following statement from Chairman, CEO and President Gary W. Loveman following the Singapore government's announcement that it had selected Las Vegas Sands to build an integrated resort at the Marina Bay site:

"The Singapore government's well-conceived, carefully structured competition brought forth the very best from all bidding parties. During our many visits to Singapore, we made many new friends and grew very fond of this remarkable place. The professionalism and discipline demonstrated by the Tourism Board and all other government agencies involved in this process were commendable, and we are most grateful for their efforts.

"I congratulate Las Vegas Sands on their successful bid, and wish them every success.

"The Caesars Singapore team brought an exceptional degree of talent, inspiration, and creativity to our ambitious bid. I want to express my sincere appreciation to each one of our world-renowned partners for their outstanding contributions. I look forward to continuing our creative and professional association on other projects around the world.

"Chairman Lim and the Keppel Land team have been outstanding partners throughout this bid process. I am honored to be associated with Keppel Land. They have proven to be a wise, insightful, and understanding partner, and I look forward to future projects with them.

"Richard Mirman, our senior vice president for business development led the Caesars Singapore team. He boldly assembled the most talented team of players from around the world for Caesars Singapore. Never before has this much creativity been brought to bear on a single project. It is awe-inspiring. I commend Rich for bringing life to Caesars Singapore.

"The creative talent participating in Caesars Singapore included: Le Centre Pompidou from Paris; Daniel Libeskin, the world-renowned architect; Hollywood icon James Cameron; Thinkwell Design & Production; STARTV; AEGLive, Teamwork Productions, UnUsUaL Entertainment; Taubman Asia, Gordon Group Holdings, Peter Marino; and SMG and SunTec-Singapore.

"Going forward, Harrah's will continue to pursue a variety of other international and domestic development projects, including those planned for Nassau, The Bahamas; Ciudad Real, Spain; and Nova Gorica, Slovenia. Our master-planning efforts on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and in Atlantic City, our new land-based facility in Biloxi, our Harrah's Chester Casino and Racetrack in suburban Philadelphia, and our proposed projects in Pittsburgh, PA and West Warwick, RI will be the focus of our domestic efforts for the moment."

Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.
Alberto Lopez, +1 (702) 407 6344

"We have enjoyed engaging with the Singapore Government throughout this process and are proud to be given the opportunity to contribute to Singapore's tourism future. We look forward to ramping up our development plans here to deliver on our promise of opening 100 percent of the Gross Floor Area (GFA) of The Marina Bay Sands in 2009. We believe that The Marina Bay Sands, which represents the welcoming hand of Singapore, embodies the key elements of Singapore's tourism future."
Las Vegas Sands Corp. is a hotel, gaming, resort and exhibition/convention company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. The
company owns The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino and the Sands Expo and Convention Center, where it hosts exhibitions and conventions, in Las Vegas and the Sands Macao in the People's Republic of China Special Administrative Region of Macau. The company is also developing additional casino hotel resort properties in Macau, including the Macao Venetian Casino Resort.

Statements in this press release, which are not historical facts, are "forward looking" statements that are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor
Provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.


Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Ron Reese
Executive Director of Communications
(702) 414-3607

Also See: Harrah's Raises the Ante In Bid for the Resort Project in Singapore; James Cameron to Create iPort a Sixteen Story Immersive Entertainment Experience / March 2006
Wynn Resorts Ltd. Withdraws from Bidding for Gaming Resort Sites in Singapore; Company's Development Plate Full with Macau and Wynn Las Vegas Expansion / December 2005


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