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Sands withdraws from Wyandotte County casino competition
Kansas City Star,
Thursday, July 24, 2008 at 1:09:10 AM
After pushing hard for a second chance to land a casino in Wyandotte County, Las Vegas Sands Corp. has abruptly pulled out of the sweepstakes, citing deteriorating financial conditions.
The company said that the possible lifting of loss limits in Missouri casinos and increased borrowing costs led it to abandon its quest for a gambling license in Kansas.
The Sands decision was the second blow this week to Wyandotte County's hopes of turning itself into a regional gambling mecca.
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