HK$2 million in total prize money awarded
(Macao, March 26, 2012) – A HK$1,000,000 cash prize was awarded to a smiling Mr. Yan for his first place finish Sunday night in the Asia Baccarat Masters tournament at The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel.
421 baccarat players, majority of whom are Sands Rewards Club (SRC) members, played through the qualifying rounds of the contest at the Sands® Macao and The Venetian Macao casinos Saturday. A total of 81 players made it to Sunday’s semi-final round, from which nine lucky final-round players competed for the title of “Asia Baccarat Master,” each receiving a share of the HK$2,000,000 total cash prize pool.
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, The Grand Canal Shoppes, The Shoppes at Four Seasons 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 at www.sandsrewardsclub.com.
Photo caption: Mr. Yan receives a trophy commemorating his HK$1,000,000 cash prize for Sunday’s first place finish in the Asia Baccarat Masters tournament at The Venetian Macao. A total of HK$2 million in cash prizes was awarded to the nine finalists.
About The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel
The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel is Macao's first integrated resort featuring stunning replicas of the famous canals and architectural icons of Venice, Italy. The Venetian Macao features 3,000 suites, 1.2 million square feet of convention and meeting facilities as well as a 15,000-seat CotaiArena™ designed for world-class sports events and electrifying entertainment. The Venetian Macao is also home to the unique, 1,800-seat luxury Venetian Theatre, hosting the best in international and Chinese entertainment; more than 30 renowned restaurants, MALO CLINIC Health & Wellness, the incredibly fun QUBE indoor playground and more than 300 retailers at The Grand Canal Shoppes. Outdoor recreation areas include swimming pools and cabanas and a mini golf course.