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Leaving Las Vegas gives Las Vegas Sands more than $6 billion in capital to beef up non-gaming assets in markets like Singapore and Macau and potentially dip its toes in the uncharted gambling waters of Texas.

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Early Check-In

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Las Vegas Sands may be exiting its namesake city, but its hefty, $6.25 billion cash-out will go toward continued expansion in Singapore and other Asian cities as well as new U.S. markets, most likely Texas. The gaming company announced plans in early March to sell its Venetian