(Macao,October 16, 2012) -The final Royal Round of the Dragon Master Slot tournament featuring HK$5 million in prize money was successfully held last weekend, with Mr. Shen from Taiwan taking home the top cash prize of HK$2.8 million for his first place finish Sunday night at The Venetian® Macao. The entire Dragon Master Slot tournament series gave away a total of HK$7 million to 70 finalists since August.
The qualifying rounds of the Royal Dragon Master Slot competition took placeat The Venetian Macao, Sands® Macao and Sands® Cotai Central casinos Saturday, with approximate520 players, many of whom were Sands Rewards Club members, to participate in hopes of a five-million-dollar win. Around300 contestants earned a seat in Sunday's semi-final round at The Venetian Macao, with the top30 players going on to compete in the final round for the royal championship title. These 30 finalists each received a share of the tournament's HK$5 million total cash prize pool, of which HK$2.8 million was paid out to Mr. Shen, who finished in first place.
The previous twoDragon Master Slot tournaments held on August 26 and September 16 each gave away HK$1 million in total prize money to 20 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.
Photo caption:Mr. Shen(second from right)receives his HK$2.8 million cash prize from Ms. Virginia Lam, Vice President of Player Development, The Venetian Macau Limited (second from left),for Sunday's first place finish in the Royal Round of the Dragon Master Slot tournamentat The Venetian Macao. A total of HK$5million in cash prizes was awarded to the30 finalists.
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