13, 2013) – The final round of the Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship held Sunday
at The Venetian® Macao
awarded the 16 finalists a total of HK$10 million in cash prizes, with Mr. Liu
taking home the biggest share of the prize pool – HK$3,880,000 – for his first
place finish. The top three winners of the tournament will also compete against
winners from other Las Vegas Sands Corp. casinos in Singapore, Las Vegas and
Pennsylvania, in a global championship round at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands from
March 28 to 30, for a share of the HK$31 million total cash prize pool and the
title of “Global Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Champion.”
Rewards Club members participated in the qualifying rounds of the tournament at
the Sands® Macao,
The Venetian Macao and the Sands® Cotai Central casinos Saturday, March 9. A total of 144 players successfully made it to
Sunday’s semi-final round at The Venetian Macao, from which 16 lucky players emerged to participate in the final-round.
Sands Rewards Club
members can earn points and enjoy exclusive privileges at Sands China Ltd.
properties. Members can enjoy a wide variety of rewards, discounts and exclusive
invitations to events at Sands Macao, The Plaza™ Macao, The Venetian Macao, Sands Cotai
Central, Shoppes, and at entertainment events booked through CotaiTicketing™.
Points can also be used on food and beverage, accommodation and Cotai Water Jet
ferry tickets, and for privileges such as limited edition souvenir redemptions
and exclusive activities. Exclusive benefits and privileges are available for each
tier of membership – progressing from Gold to Ruby and Diamond. More
information is available at www.sandsrewardsclub.com.
Photo caption: Mr.
Liu receives his HK$3,880,000
cash prize from Mr. Kerwin Kwok, Executive Vice President of Far East
Marketing, Venetian Macau Limited, for
his first place finish in Sunday’s Grand Dragon Master Baccarat
Championship at The Venetian Macao. A total of HK$10 million in cash prizes was
awarded to the tournament’s 16 finalists, with the top three
winners going on to a global championship round at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands at the
end of the month.
About The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel
Opened in 2007, 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 (111,000 square metres) 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 330 retailers at Shoppes Grand Canal. Outdoor recreation areas include swimming pools and cabanas and a mini-golf course.