While Las Vegas Sands (LVS +1.7%) keeps raking in money from its Macau resorts, it's the planned...

|About: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS)|By:, SA News Editor

While Las Vegas Sands (LVS +1.7%) keeps raking in money from its Macau resorts, it's the planned mini-Las Vegas in Spain that could really pay off in the long-term despite the hefty $35B price tag for the project. With Spain's economy tanking, the company is in perfect position to leverage costs lower for a complex that would be roughly half the size of the Vegas Strip and stand a chance of anchoring the continent's scattered gambling population.