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Baha Mar Taps Global Gaming Asset Management as Casino Managers

Monday, May 27, 2013
The mystery is over. After Caesars Entertainment bailed on his project in 2008, Baha Mar Chairman and CEO Sarkis D. Izmirlian was left in the lurch. When he improbably arranged financing through China Exim Bank and construction via China State Construction, the manager of the property’s gaming operations was suddenly a hot topic. Last week, more »

Bill Weidner to run US$3.5 bln Bahamas casino

Thursday, May 23, 2013
By Michael Grimes | source Baha Mar being largely funded by state-owned Chinese bank Former Las Vegas Sands Corp president Bill Weidner has been chosen to operate a new US$3.5 billion (28 billion patacas) gaming resort in The Bahamas. Baha Mar is being majority-funded by the Export-Import Bank of China – a state-owned Chinese institution more »

Management team led by ex-LV Sands boss to oversee Bahamas project

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
By HOWARD STUTZ LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL A management company headed by former Las Vegas Sands Corp. President Bill Weidner will oversee the centerpiece resort of a $3.5 billion hotel-casino complex in the Bahamas. Baha Mar Ltd. announced Tuesday night that Global Gaming Asset Management of Las Vegas will operate the Baha Mar Casino & Hotel, more »

Ex-Sands Executives to Help Manage Bahamas Casino

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
By KATE O’KEEFFE Wall Street Journal MACAU—A team of former Las Vegas Sands Corp. executives with experience in Macau has been chosen to manage the gambling operations of a $3.5 billion resort in the Bahamas, highlighting the growing importance of China in an industry once dominated by Las Vegas. Sarkis Izmirlian, chief executive of resort more »

Ex-Sands executive moves

Sunday, April 14, 2013
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL By HOWARD STUTZ Bill Weidner has put his 14 years as president of Las Vegas Sands Corp. in the rear view mirror. Last month, Global Gaming Asset Management, which Weidner operates with former Las Vegas Sands executives Brad Stone and Garry Saunders, opened the first phase of Solaire, a planned $1.2 billion more »
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