Las Vegas Sands officially in the running to build a Toronto casino

Las Vegas Sands is the latest casino giant to officially vie for the right to build a local resort, registering five lobbyists and eyeing potential sites across the GTA.

Andy Abboud, a Sands senior vice-president, said Monday the company does not yet have a particular site or proposal. Sands, which owns resorts in Las Vegas, Pennsylvania, Macao and Singapore, is “intrigued” by Toronto because of a potential fit with Sands’ “integrated resort” model that includes a casino, retail, entertainment, convention and exhibition space, Abboud said. Read article