October 24, 2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The websites of casinos owned by Las Vegas Sands Corp. were down on Tuesday.
Patrons got error messages when they tried to visit the home pages of the Venetian casino, famous for its ersatz canals, and the Palazzo casino, which is next door on the Las Vegas Strip.
The websites for a Sands casino in Bethlehem, Pa., and its properties in the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau were also down.
Las Vegas Sands spokesman Ron Reese did not immediately have a comment for The Associated Press about whether the company's sites had been hacked.
The Morning Call in Allentown, Pa., posted screenshots of the sites before they went down that showed a picture of Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson posing with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and a message about weapons of mass destruction.