(Macao, September 11, 2012）- The second edition of the Dragon Master Baccarat satellite tournament ended Sunday night at The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel with Mr. Huang from China winning the championship prize of HK$380,000 in cash. The final tournament, with a total cash prize pool of HK$5 million will be held on September 22 and 23, offering players one more chance to try their luck.
Nearly 800 Sands Rewards Club members entered the qualifying rounds of the baccarat competition at the Sands® Macao and The Venetian Macao casinos Saturday, September 8. About 150 players successfully made it to Sunday's semi-final round at The Venetian Macao, with 16 of them earning a seat in the final round. Each of the final-round contestants received a share of the HK$1,000,000 total cash prize pool.
The first satellite tournament was held on August 18 and 19, also giving away HK$1 million in prize money to 16 lucky finalists.
Sands Rewards Club members earn points and enjoy exclusive privileges at Sands China Ltd. properties, with a wide variety of discounts and rewards available at Sands Macao, The Plaza™ Macao, The Venetian Macao, Sands® Cotai Central, Shoppes Cotai, and at entertainment events booked through CotaiTicketing™. Points may also be exchanged for food and beverage, accommodation and CotaiJet™ ferry tickets, and members can earn additional privileges such as limited edition souvenir redemptions and exclusive activities. Each tier of membership - progressing from Gold, followed by Ruby, then Diamond - offers additional exclusive benefits and privileges. More information is available atwww.sandsrewardsclub.com