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 Las Vegas Sands Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
   Wednesday, July 26, 2017 4:01:00 PM ET

For the Quarter Ended June 30, 2017 (Compared to the Quarter Ended June 30, 2016)

Consolidated Net Revenue Increased 18.6% to $3.14 Billion

Net Income Increased 61.9% to $638 Million

GAAP Earnings per Diluted Share Increased 68.3% to $0.69; Adjusted Earnings per Diluted Share Increased 37.7% to $0.73

Consolidated Adjusted Property EBITDA Increased 26.5% to $1.21 Billion, With Margin Increasing 240 Basis Points to 38.5%

In Macao, Adjusted Property EBITDA Increased 23.0% to $600 Million

At Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, Adjusted Property EBITDA Increased 37.8% to $492 Million

At Our Las Vegas Operating Properties, Adjusted Property EBITDA Increased 9.7% to $79 Million

The Company Paid Quarterly Dividends of $0.73 per Share During the Quarter

The Company Repurchased $75 Million of Common Stock During the Quarter

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS ), the world’s leading developer and operator of convention-based Integrated Resorts, today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017.

Second Quarter Overview

Mr. Sheldon G. Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer, said, "We are pleased to have delivered a strong set of financial results during the quarter, led by another quarter of growth in Macao and a record-setting performance in Singapore. The benefits of our convention-based Integrated Resort business model remain evident in our financial results, with adjusted property EBITDA increasing 26.5% compared to the second quarter of 2016, reaching $1.21 billion. We also continued to return excess capital to shareholders during the quarter.

"In Macao, the recovery in the market overall continued during the quarter, with market-wide gross gaming revenues increasing 21.9% in the second quarter of 2017. Our market-leading critical mass of hotel, retail and entertainment offerings on the Cotai Strip allowed us to grow our premium mass revenues by nearly 40%, an outstanding performance in this important segment, while our mass gaming revenues overall grew by 22.5%. Strong mass revenue growth, coupled with higher hotel occupancy and growth in the VIP segment all contributed to a 23% increase in our adjusted property EBITDA in Macao, which reached $600 million in the quarter.

"The Parisian Macao continued to exhibit growth, enjoying strong visitation and delivering adjusted property EBITDA of $106 million for the quarter. The Parisian has firmly established itself as a ’must-see’ destination for visitors to the Cotai Strip, delivering sequential growth in hotel occupancy, ADR and gaming volumes, while mass win per day of $2.44 million was the highest result since the property’s opening last year. We expect The Parisian to continue to deliver growth in the quarters and years ahead as the Macao market grows and as we continue to refine the property’s service offerings to appeal to the fastest growing and most profitable segments in the Macao market.

"We have invested over $13 billion in Macao since 2002, while consistently contributing to Macao’s diversification and appeal as a business and leisure tourism destination. We continue to lead the market not only in Integrated Resort development, but in the long-term and vital investment in the marketing of Macao as Asia’s leading business and leisure tourism destination. We remain confident that our market-leading Cotai Strip portfolio of properties will continue to provide the economic benefits of diversification to Macao, help attract greater numbers of business and leisure travelers, and provide both Macao and our Company with a superior platform for future growth.

"Marina Bay Sands delivered a record quarter with adjusted property EBITDA increasing 37.8% to reach a record $492 million. Marina Bay Sands’ innovative programming, consistent mass gaming play, strength in non-gaming revenues and higher hold in VIP play compared to the same quarter last year all contributed to the outstanding performance. We are pleased to have established Marina Bay Sands as a reference site for other cities and countries that are considering harnessing the economic power and direct contributions to tourism, employment and GDP growth of our unique convention-based Integrated Resort business model.

The company’s recurring quarterly dividend remains the cornerstone of our program to return excess capital to shareholders, and the company paid a recurring quarterly dividend of $0.73 per common share during the quarter. The company announced that its next recurring quarterly dividend of $0.73 per common share will be paid on September 29, 2017, to Las Vegas Sands shareholders of record on September 21, 2017. In addition, the company repurchased $75 million of common stock (1.2 million shares at a weighted average price of $61.97) during the quarter ended June 30, 2017.

"Looking ahead we remain focused on the execution of our proven global growth strategy, which leverages the power of our unique convention-based Integrated Resort business model. We remain confident in our ability to bring the economic benefits of our proven business model to promising new markets around the world."

Company-Wide Operating Results

Net revenue for the second quarter of 2017 increased 18.6% to $3.14 billion, compared to $2.65 billion in the second quarter of 2016. Net income increased 61.9% to $638 million in the second quarter of 2017, compared to $394 million in the year-ago quarter.

On a GAAP (accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America) basis, operating income in the second quarter of 2017 increased 57.5% to $816 million, compared to $518 million in the second quarter of 2016. The increase in operating income was a result of stronger results across the company’s Macao, Singapore and Las Vegas property portfolio, partially offset by higher depreciation and amortization expenses during the quarter due primarily to the opening of The Parisian Macao in September 2016. Consolidated adjusted property EBITDA (a non-GAAP measure) of $1.21 billion increased 26.5% in the second quarter of 2017, compared to the year-ago quarter. On a hold-normalized basis, adjusted property EBITDA was $1.11 billion in the second quarter of 2017, an increase of 14.6% from the prior-year quarter.

On a GAAP basis, net income attributable to Las Vegas Sands in the second quarter of 2017 increased 66.2% to $545 million, compared to $328 million in the second quarter of 2016, while diluted earnings per share in the second quarter of 2017 of $0.69 represented an increase of 68.3% compared to the prior-year quarter. The increase in net income attributable to Las Vegas Sands reflected the increase in operating income described above, partially offset by increases in net income attributable to noncontrolling interests, income tax expense and other expense.

Adjusted net income attributable to Las Vegas Sands (a non-GAAP measure) increased 36.8% to $576 million, or $0.73 per diluted share, compared to $421 million, or $0.53 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2016.

Sands China Ltd. Consolidated Financial Results

On a GAAP basis, total net revenues for Sands China Ltd. (SCL) increased 23.0% to $1.82 billion in the second quarter of 2017, compared to $1.48 billion in the second quarter of 2016. Net income for SCL increased 37.6% to $326 million in the second quarter of 2017, compared to $237 million in the second quarter of 2016.

The Venetian Macao Second Quarter Operating Results

The Venetian Macao generated revenue of $687 million and adjusted property EBITDA of $256 million in the second quarter, with an adjusted property EBITDA margin of 37.3%, reflecting 4.9% growth in adjusted property EBITDA and a 70 basis point increase in EBITDA margin compared to the second quarter of 2016. In the second quarter of 2017, there were approximately 19% fewer rooms available compared to the same quarter of the prior year. Non-Rolling Chip drop was $1.70 billion for the quarter, with a Non-Rolling Chip win percentage of 25.7%. Rolling Chip volume was $5.17 billion, with a Rolling Chip win percentage of 3.61%, above the expected range and the 2.73% experienced in the prior-year quarter. Slot handle was $681 million for the quarter.

The following table summarizes the key operating results for The Venetian Macao for the second quarter of 2017 compared to the second quarter of 2016:

                                    Three Months Ended
The Venetian Macao Operations       June 30,
(Dollars in millions)               2017         2016         $ Change     Change
Revenues:
Casino                              $  586       $  568       $  18        3.2    %
Rooms                               41           45           (4)          (8.9)  %
Food and Beverage                   20           21           (1)          (4.8)  %
Mall                                54           51           3            5.9    %
Convention, Retail and Other        21           18           3            16.7   %
Less - Promotional Allowances       (35)         (37)         2            (5.4)  %
Net Revenues                        $  687       $  666       $  21        3.2    %
Adjusted Property EBITDA            $  256       $  244       $  12        4.9    %
EBITDA Margin %                     37.3     %   36.6     %                0.7    pts
Gaming Statistics
(Dollars in millions)
Rolling Chip Volume                 $  5,172     $  6,868     $  (1,696)   (24.7) %
Rolling Chip Win %(1)               3.61     %   2.73     %                0.88   pts
Non-Rolling Chip Drop               $  1,695     $  1,657     $  38        2.3    %
Non-Rolling Chip Win %              25.7     %   24.8     %                0.9    pts
Slot Handle                         $  681       $  979       $  (298)     (30.4) %
Slot Hold %                         5.3      %   4.6      %                0.7    pts
Hotel Statistics
Occupancy %                         93.3     %   81.0     %                12.3   pts
Average Daily Rate (ADR)            $  209       $  212       $  (3)       (1.4)  %
Revenue per Available Room (RevPAR) $  195       $  172       $  23        13.4   %
(1) This compares to our expected Rolling Chip win percentage of 3.0% to 3.3% (calculated before discounts and commissions). We revised the expected range due to the Rolling Chip win percentage experienced over the last several years.

Sands Cotai Central Second Quarter Operating Results

Revenue and adjusted property EBITDA for the second quarter of 2017 at Sands Cotai Central were $445 million and $133 million, respectively, resulting in an adjusted property EBITDA margin of 29.9%.

Non-Rolling Chip drop was $1.37 billion in the second quarter, with a Non-Rolling Chip win percentage of 21.1%. Rolling Chip volume was $2.52 billion for the quarter, with a Rolling Chip win percentage of 3.15%. Slot handle was $1.14 billion for the quarter.

The following table summarizes our key operating results for Sands Cotai Central for the second quarter of 2017 compared to the second quarter of 2016:

                                    Three Months Ended
Sands Cotai Central Operations      June 30,
(Dollars in millions)               2017         2016         $ Change   Change
Revenues:
Casino                              $  373       $  405       $  (32)    (7.9)  %
Rooms                               65           64           1          1.6    %
Food and Beverage                   25           24           1          4.2    %
Mall                                15           16           (1)        (6.3)  %
Convention, Retail and Other        6            6            --         --     %
Less - Promotional Allowances       (39)         (42)         3          (7.1)  %
Net Revenues                        $  445       $  473       $  (28)    (5.9)  %
Adjusted Property EBITDA            $  133       $  145       $  (12)    (8.3)  %
EBITDA Margin %                     29.9     %   30.7     %              (0.8)  pts
Gaming Statistics
(Dollars in millions)
Rolling Chip Volume                 $  2,522     $  3,082     $  (560)   (18.2) %
Rolling Chip Win %(1)               3.15     %   2.48     %              0.67   pts
Non-Rolling Chip Drop               $  1,367     $  1,510     $  (143)   (9.5)  %
Non-Rolling Chip Win %              21.1     %   20.4     %              0.7    pts
Slot Handle                         $  1,139     $  1,485     $  (346)   (23.3) %
Slot Hold %                         4.0      %   3.7      %              0.3    pts
Hotel Statistics
Occupancy %                         81.4     %   76.5     %              4.9    pts
Average Daily Rate (ADR)            $  142       $  149       $  (7)     (4.7)  %
Revenue per Available Room (RevPAR) $  116       $  114       $  2       1.8    %
(1) This compares to our expected Rolling Chip win percentage of 3.0% to 3.3% (calculated before discounts and commissions). We revised the expected range due to the Rolling Chip win percentage experienced over the last several years.

The Parisian Macao Second Quarter Operating Results

The Parisian Macao opened on September 13, 2016. Revenue and adjusted property EBITDA at The Parisian Macao were $361 million and $106 million, respectively, resulting in an adjusted property EBITDA margin of 29.4%.

Non-Rolling Chip drop was $973 million, with a Non-Rolling Chip win percentage of 19.7%. Rolling Chip volume was $3.76 billion, with a Rolling Chip win percentage of 3.89%, above the expected range and the first quarter 2017 win percentage of 2.82%. Slot handle was $935 million for the quarter.

The following table summarizes our key operating results for The Parisian Macao in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the first quarter of 2017:

                                    Three Months Ended
The Parisian Macao Operations       June 30,     March 31,
(Dollars in millions)               2017(1)      2017           $ Change   Change
Revenues:
Casino                              $  322       $   279        $    43    15.4  %
Rooms                               32           29                  3     10.3  %
Food and Beverage                   16           16                  --    --    %
Mall                                17           17                  --    --    %
Convention, Retail and Other        5            5                   --    --    %
Less - Promotional Allowances       (31)         (28)                (3)   10.7  %
Net Revenues                        $  361       $   318        $    43    13.5  %
Adjusted Property EBITDA            $  106       $   82         $    24    29.3  %
EBITDA Margin %                     29.4     %   25.8      %               3.6   pts
Gaming Statistics
(Dollars in millions)
Rolling Chip Volume                 $  3,760     $   3,722      $    38    1.0   %
Rolling Chip Win %(2)               3.89     %   2.82      %               1.07  pts
Non-Rolling Chip Drop               $  973       $   983        $    (10)  (1.0) %
Non-Rolling Chip Win %              19.7     %   18.2      %               1.5   pts
Slot Handle                         $  935       $   854        $    81    9.5   %
Slot Hold %                         3.3      %   4.0       %               (0.7) pts
Hotel Statistics
Occupancy %                         88.0     %   81.9      %               6.1   pts
Average Daily Rate (ADR)            $  138       $   136        $    2     1.5   %
Revenue per Available Room (RevPAR) $  122       $   112        $    10    8.9   %
(1) The Parisian Macao opened in September 2016.
(2) This compares to our expected Rolling Chip win percentage of 3.0% to 3.3% (calculated before discounts and commissions). We revised the expected range due to the Rolling Chip win percentage experienced over the last several years.

The Plaza Macao and Four Seasons Hotel Macao Second Quarter Operating Results

The Plaza Macao and Four Seasons Hotel Macao generated revenue of $137 million and adjusted property EBITDA of $59 million, resulting in an adjusted property EBITDA margin of 43.1% in the second quarter of 2017. In the second quarter of 2017, there were approximately 21% fewer rooms available compared to the same quarter of the prior year. Non-Rolling Chip drop was $295 million, with a Non-Rolling Chip win percentage of 24.3%, below the 28.1% experienced in the prior-year quarter. Rolling Chip volume was $2.42 billion for the quarter. Rolling Chip win percentage of 1.97% in the second quarter was below the prior-year quarter and the expected range. Slot handle decreased 5.8% to $97 million during the quarter.

The following table summarizes our key operating results for The Plaza Macao and Four Seasons Hotel Macao for the second quarter of 2017 compared to the second quarter of 2016:

The Plaza Macao and Four Seasons Hotel Macao  Operations Three Months Ended
                                                         June 30,
(Dollars in millions)                                    2017         2016         $ Change Change
Revenues:
Casino                                                   $  101       $  89        $  12    13.5   %
Rooms                                                    8            9            (1)      (11.1) %
Food and Beverage                                        6            5            1        20.0   %
Mall                                                     32           32           --       --     %
Convention, Retail and Other                             1            1            --       --     %
Less - Promotional Allowances                            (11)         (11)         --       --     %
Net Revenues                                             $  137       $  125       $  12    9.6    %
Adjusted Property EBITDA                                 $  59        $  44        $  15    34.1   %
EBITDA Margin %                                          43.1     %   35.2     %            7.9    pts
Gaming Statistics
(Dollars in millions)
Rolling Chip Volume                                      $  2,417     $  1,883     $  534   28.4   %
Rolling Chip Win %(1)                                    1.97     %   2.13     %            (0.16) pts
Non-Rolling Chip Drop                                    $  295       $  230       $  65    28.3   %
Non-Rolling Chip Win %                                   24.3     %   28.1     %            (3.8)  pts
Slot Handle                                              $  97        $  103       $  (6)   (5.8)  %
Slot Hold %                                              7.5      %   5.6      %            1.9    pts
Hotel Statistics
Occupancy %                                              81.3     %   69.2     %            12.1   pts
Average Daily Rate (ADR)                                 $  355       $  340       $  15    4.4    %
Revenue per Available Room (RevPAR)                      $  289       $  236       $  53    22.5   %
(1) This compares to our expected Rolling Chip win percentage of 3.0% to 3.3% (calculated before discounts and commissions). We revised the expected range due to the Rolling Chip win percentage experienced over the last several years.

Sands Macao Second Quarter Operating Results

Sands Macao generated revenue of $161 million and adjusted property EBITDA of $39 million in the second quarter with an adjusted property EBITDA margin of 24.2%. Non-Rolling Chip drop was $626 million during the quarter, while slot handle was $614 million. Rolling Chip volume was $968 million for the quarter. The property realized 3.80% win on Rolling Chip volume during the quarter, above the expected range and the 3.29% experienced in the year-ago quarter.

The following table summarizes our key operating results for Sands Macao for the second quarter of 2017 compared to the second quarter of 2016:

                                    Three Months Ended
Sands Macao Operations              June 30,
(Dollars in millions)               2017       2016         $ Change   Change
Revenues:
Casino                              $  157     $  180       $  (23)    (12.8)  %
Rooms                               5          5            --         --      %
Food and Beverage                   7          6            1          16.7    %
Convention, Retail and Other        1          2            (1)        (50.0)%
Less - Promotional Allowances       (9)        (8)          (1)        12.5    %
Net Revenues                        $  161     $  185       $  (24)    (13.0)  %
Adjusted Property EBITDA            $  39      $  48        $  (9)     (18.8)  %
EBITDA Margin %                     24.2   %   25.9     %              (1.7)   pts
Gaming Statistics
(Dollars in millions)
Rolling Chip Volume                 $  968     $  1,954     $  (986)   (50.5)  %
Rolling Chip Win %(1)               3.80   %   3.29     %              0.51    pts
Non-Rolling Chip Drop               $  626     $  650       $  (24)    (3.7)   %
Non-Rolling Chip Win %              18.8   %   18.3     %              0.5     pts
Slot Handle                         $  614     $  668       $  (54)    (8.1)   %
Slot Hold %                         3.2    %   3.3      %              (0.1)   pts
Hotel Statistics
Occupancy %                         98.5   %   96.0     %              2.5     pts
Average Daily Rate (ADR)            $  191     $  203       $  (12)    (5.9)   %
Revenue per Available Room (RevPAR) $  188     $  195       $  (7)     (3.6)   %
(1) This compares to our expected Rolling Chip win percentage of 3.0% to 3.3% (calculated before discounts and commissions). We revised the expected range due to the Rolling Chip win percentage experienced over the last several years.

Marina Bay Sands Second Quarter Operating Results

Marina Bay Sands’ revenue increased 17.7% to $836 million and adjusted property EBITDA increased 37.8% to $492 million. In the second quarter of 2017, there were approximately 7% fewer rooms available compared to the same quarter of the prior year.

Rolling Chip win percentage of 4.42% in the second quarter of 2017 was above the 3.50% achieved in the second quarter of 2016 and above the expected range. Rolling Chip volume was $8.71 billion for the quarter.

Non-Rolling Chip drop was $911 million during the quarter, with a Non-Rolling Chip win percentage of 27.9%. Slot handle increased 4.9% to $3.40 billion for the quarter compared to the year-ago quarter. Total mass win-per-day during the quarter was $4.42 million, slightly below the same quarter last year.

ADR increased 5.9% to $397, while RevPAR increased 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year, to reach $375.

The following table summarizes our key operating results for Marina Bay Sands for the second quarter of 2017 compared to the second quarter of 2016:

                                    Three Months Ended
Marina Bay Sands Operations         June 30,
(Dollars in millions)               2017         2016         $ Change   Change
Revenues:
Casino                              $  690       $  557       $  133     23.9  %
Rooms                               80           83           (3)        (3.6) %
Food and Beverage                   43           46           (3)        (6.5) %
Mall                                40           40           --         --    %
Convention, Retail and Other        23           24           (1)        (4.2) %
Less - Promotional Allowances       (40)         (40)         --         --    %
Net Revenues                        $  836       $  710       $  126     17.7  %
Adjusted Property EBITDA            $  492       $  357       $  135     37.8  %
EBITDA Margin %                     58.9     %   50.3     %              8.6   pts
Gaming Statistics
(Dollars in millions)
Rolling Chip Volume                 $  8,709     $  6,740     $  1,969   29.2  %
Rolling Chip Win %(1)               4.42     %   3.50     %              0.92  pts
Non-Rolling Chip Drop               $  911       $  936       $  (25)    (2.7) %
Non-Rolling Chip Win %              27.9     %   28.0     %              (0.1) pts
Slot Handle                         $  3,403     $  3,245     $  158     4.9   %
Slot Hold %                         4.3      %   4.5      %              (0.2) pts
Hotel Statistics
Occupancy %                         94.3     %   96.4     %              (2.1) pts
Average Daily Rate (ADR)            $  397       $  375       $  22      5.9   %
Revenue per Available Room (RevPAR) $  375       $  362       $  13      3.6   %
(1) This compares to our expected Rolling Chip win percentage of 2.7% to 3.0% (calculated before discounts and commissions).

Las Vegas Operations Second Quarter Operating Results

Revenue at The Venetian Las Vegas and The Palazzo, including the Sands Expo and Convention Center, increased 7.9% to $384 million, while adjusted property EBITDA increased 9.7% to $79 million. EBITDA margin expanded 40 basis points to 20.6%. In the second quarter of 2017, there were approximately 2% fewer rooms available compared to the same quarter of the prior year.

RevPAR decreased 0.9% year-over-year to $226 in the quarter, reflecting a 1.7% increase in ADR to $244, offset by a 2.3 percentage point decrease in occupancy to 92.7%. Table games drop decreased 6.1% in the quarter to $352 million, reflecting softer play in the non-Baccarat segment, and slot handle decreased 8.5% to $606 million.

The following table summarizes our key operating results for our Las Vegas operations for the second quarter of 2017 compared to the second quarter of 2016:

                                    Three Months Ended
Las Vegas Operations                June 30,
(Dollars in millions)               2017       2016       $ Change  Change
Revenues:
Casino                              $  98      $  82      $  16     19.5   %
Rooms                               142        145        (3)       (2.1)  %
Food and Beverage                   75         77         (2)       (2.6)  %
Convention, Retail and Other        89         77         12        15.6   %
Less - Promotional Allowances       (20)       (25)       5         (20.0) %
Net Revenues                        $  384     $  356     $  28     7.9    %
Adjusted Property EBITDA            $  79      $  72      $  7      9.7    %
EBITDA Margin %                     20.6   %   20.2   %             0.4    pts
Gaming Statistics
(Dollars in millions)
Table Games Drop                    $  352     $  375     $  (23)   (6.1)  %
Table Games Win %(1)                16.3   %   10.6   %             5.7    pts
Slot Handle                         $  606     $  662     $  (56)   (8.5)  %
Slot Hold %                         8.3    %   7.7    %             0.6    pts
Hotel Statistics
Occupancy %                         92.7   %   95.0   %             (2.3)  pts
Average Daily Rate (ADR)            $  244     $  240     $  4      1.7    %
Revenue per Available Room (RevPAR) $  226     $  228     $  (2)    (0.9)  %
(1) This compares to our expected Baccarat win percentage of 18.0% to 26.0% and our expected non-Baccarat win percentage of 16.0% to 24.0% (calculated before discounts). We revised the expected ranges due to the respective win percentages experienced over the last several years.

Sands Bethlehem Second Quarter Operating Results

Revenue and adjusted property EBITDA at Sands Bethlehem were $147 million and $37 million, respectively, for the quarter. Table games drop decreased 4.5% to $276 million for the quarter, while table games win percentage was 20.8%, above the 18.6% realized in the second quarter of 2016 and above the expected range. Slot handle increased 5.6% year-over-year to $1.18 billion for the quarter, with a slot hold percentage of 6.6%.

The following table summarizes our key operating results for Sands Bethlehem for the second quarter of 2017 compared to the second quarter of 2016:

                                    Three Months Ended
Sands Bethlehem Operations          June 30,
(Dollars in millions)               2017         2016         $ Change  Change
Revenues:
Casino                              $  137       $  136       $  1      0.7    %
Rooms                               4            4            --        --     %
Food and Beverage                   7            8            (1)       (12.5) %
Mall                                1            1            --        --     %
Convention, Retail and Other        5            5            --        --     %
Less - Promotional Allowances       (7)          (8)          1         (12.5) %
Net Revenues                        $  147       $  146       $  1      0.7    %
Adjusted Property EBITDA            $  37        $  38        $  (1)    (2.6)  %
EBITDA Margin %                     25.2     %   26.0     %             (0.8)  pts
Gaming Statistics
(Dollars in millions)
Table Games Drop                    $  276       $  289       $  (13)   (4.5)  %
Table Games Win %(1)                20.8     %   18.6     %             2.2    pts
Slot Handle                         $  1,179     $  1,116     $  63     5.6    %
Slot Hold %                         6.6      %   7.0      %             (0.4)  pts
Hotel Statistics
Occupancy %                         93.9     %   96.9     %             (3.0)  pts
Average Daily Rate (ADR)            $  162       $  160       $  2      1.3    %
Revenue per Available Room (RevPAR) $  152       $  155       $  (3)    (1.9)  %
(1) This compares to our expected table games win percentage of 14.0% to 16.0% (calculated before discounts).

Asian Retail Mall Operations

Gross revenue from tenants in the company’s retail malls on Macao’s Cotai Strip (The Venetian Macao, The Plaza Macao and Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Sands Cotai Central and The Parisian Macao) and Marina Bay Sands in Singapore increased 13.7% to $158 million for the second quarter of 2017, compared to the second quarter of 2016. Operating profit derived from these retail mall assets increased 11.9% year-over-year to $141 million.

                                                   For The Three Months Ended June 30, 2017                    TTM June
                                                                                                               30, 2017
(Dollars in millions except per square foot data)  Gross       Operating Operating  Gross          Occupancy   Tenant
                                                   Revenue(1)  Profit    Profit     Leasable Area  % at        Sales Per
                                                                         Margin     (sq. ft.)      End of      Sq. Ft.(2)
                                                                                                   Period
Shoppes at Venetian                                $   55      $   50    90.9 %     779,025        97.7  %     $   1,340
Shoppes at Four Seasons
Luxury Retail                                      21          20        95.2 %     142,562        100.0 %     4,337
Other Stores                                       11          10        90.9 %     116,971        98.9  %     1,483
Total                                              32          30        93.8 %     259,533        99.5  %     3,097
Shoppes at Cotai Central(3)                        14          12        85.7 %     425,630        93.5  %     676
Shoppes at Parisian(4)                             17          14        82.4 %     299,053        92.7  %     N/A
Total Cotai Strip in Macao                         118         106       89.8 %     1,763,241      96.1  %     1,483
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands                    40          35        87.5 %     608,947        97.4  %     1,482
Total                                              $   158     $   141   89.2 %     2,372,188      96.5  %     $   1,483
(1) Gross revenue figures are net of intersegment revenue eliminations.
(2) Tenant sales per square foot reflect sales from tenants only after the tenant has been open for a period of 12 months.
(3) At completion of all phases, the Shoppes at Cotai Central will feature up to 600,000 square feet of gross leasable area.
(4) The Shoppes at Parisian opened in September 2016.

Other Factors Affecting Earnings

Depreciation and amortization expense was $327 million in the second quarter of 2017, compared to $255 million in the second quarter of 2016. This increase was driven primarily by the opening of The Parisian Macao.

Interest expense, net of amounts capitalized, was $79 million for the second quarter of 2017, compared to $64 million in the prior-year quarter. Capitalized interest was nominal during the second quarter of 2017, compared to $11 million during the second quarter of 2016. Our weighted average borrowing cost in the second quarter of 2017 was approximately 3.0%.

Other expense, which was comprised primarily of foreign currency losses, was $25 million for the second quarter of 2017, compared to $7 million in the second quarter of 2016.

The company’s effective income tax rate for the second quarter of 2017 was 10.9% compared to 12.2% in the prior-year quarter. The tax rate is primarily driven by a provision for the earnings from Marina Bay Sands at the 17% Singapore income tax rate.

The net income attributable to noncontrolling interests during the second quarter of 2017 of $93 million was principally related to SCL.

Balance Sheet Items

Unrestricted cash balances as of June 30, 2017 were $2.31 billion.

As of June 30, 2017, total debt outstanding, including the current portion and net of deferred financing costs (excluding those costs related to our revolving facilities) and original issue discount, was $10.14 billion.

Capital Expenditures

Capital expenditures during the second quarter totaled $178 million, including construction, development and maintenance activities of $110 million in Macao, $36 million at Marina Bay Sands, $27 million in Las Vegas and $5 million at Sands Bethlehem.

Conference Call Information

The company will host a conference call to discuss the company’s results on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Interested parties may listen to the conference call through a webcast available on the company’s website at www.sands.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor Provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond the company’s control, which may cause material differences in actual results, performance or other expectations. These factors include, but are not limited to, general economic conditions, competition, new development, construction and ventures, substantial leverage and debt service, fluctuations in currency exchange rates and interest rates, government regulation, tax law changes, legalization of gaming, future terrorist acts, influenza, insurance, gaming promoters, risks relating to our gaming licenses, certificate and subconcession, infrastructure in Macao, our subsidiaries’ ability to make distribution payments to us, and other factors detailed in the reports filed by Las Vegas Sands Corp. with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date thereof. Las Vegas Sands Corp. assumes no obligation to update such information.

About Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS ) is the world’s pre-eminent developer and operator of world-class Integrated Resorts that feature luxury hotels; best-in-class gaming; retail; dining and entertainment; Meetings, Incentives, Convention and Exhibition (MICE) facilities; and many other business and leisure amenities. We pioneered the MICE-driven Integrated Resort, a unique, industry-leading and extremely successful model that serves both the business and leisure tourism markets.

Our properties include The Venetian and The Palazzo resorts and Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Sands Bethlehem in Eastern Pennsylvania, and the iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Through majority ownership in Sands China Ltd., LVS owns a portfolio of properties on the Cotai Strip in Macao, including The Venetian Macao, The Plaza Macao and Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Sands Cotai Central and The Parisian Macao, as well as the Sands Macao on the Macao Peninsula.

LVS is dedicated to being a good corporate citizen, anchored by the core tenets of delivering a great working environment for our 50,000 team members worldwide, driving impact through its Sands Cares corporate giving program and leading innovation with the company’s award-winning Sands ECO360? global sustainability program. To learn more, please visit www.sands.com.

Contacts:

Investment Community: Daniel Briggs (702) 414-1221
Media:                Ron Reese     (702) 414-3607

Las Vegas Sands Corp. Second Quarter 2017 Results Non-GAAP Measures

Within the company’s second quarter 2017 press release, the company makes reference to certain non-GAAP financial measures that supplement the company’s consolidated financial information prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America ("GAAP") including "adjusted net income," "adjusted earnings per diluted share," and "consolidated adjusted property EBITDA," which have directly comparable GAAP financial measures along with "adjusted property EBITDA margin," "hold-normalized adjusted property EBITDA," "hold-normalized adjusted property EBITDA margin," "hold-normalized adjusted net income," and "hold-normalized adjusted earnings per diluted share." The company believes these measures represent important internal measures of financial performance. Set forth in the financial schedules accompanying this release are reconciliations of the non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures. The non-GAAP financial measure disclosure by the company has limitations and should not be considered a substitute for, or superior to, the financial measures prepared in accordance with GAAP. The definitions of our non-GAAP financial measures and the specific reasons why the company’s management believes that the presentation of the non-GAAP financial measures provides useful information to investors regarding the company’s financial condition, results of operations and cash flows are presented below.

The following non-GAAP financial measures are used by management, as well as industry analysts, to evaluate the company’s operations and operating performance. These non-GAAP financial measures are presented so that investors have the same financial data that management uses in evaluating financial performance with the belief that it will assist the investment community in properly assessing the underlying financial performance of the company on a year-over-year and a quarter sequential basis.

Adjusted net income, which is a non-GAAP financial measure, excludes certain non-recurring corporate expenses, pre-opening expense, development expense, gain or loss on disposal of assets, loss on modification or early retirement of debt and other income or expense, attributable to Las Vegas Sands, net of income tax. Adjusted net income and adjusted earnings per diluted share are presented as supplemental disclosures as management believes they are (1) each widely used measures of performance by industry analysts and investors and (2) a principal basis for valuation of Integrated Resort companies, as these non-GAAP measures are considered by many as alternative measures on which to base expectations for future results. These measures also form the basis of certain internal management performance expectations.

Consolidated adjusted property EBITDA, which is a non-GAAP financial measure, is net income before stock-based compensation expense, corporate expense, pre-opening expense, development expense, depreciation and amortization, amortization of leasehold interests in land, gain or loss on disposal of assets, interest, other income or expense, gain or loss on modification or early retirement of debt and income taxes. Management utilizes consolidated adjusted property EBITDA to compare the operating profitability of its operations with those of its competitors, as well as a basis for determining certain incentive compensation. Integrated Resort companies have historically reported adjusted property EBITDA as a supplemental performance measure to GAAP financial measures. In order to view the operations of their casinos on a more stand-alone basis, Integrated Resort companies, including Las Vegas Sands, have historically excluded certain expenses that do not relate to the management of specific properties, such as pre-opening expense, development expense and corporate expense, from their adjusted property EBITDA calculations. Consolidated adjusted property EBITDA should not be interpreted as an alternative to income from operations (as an indicator of operating performance) or to cash flows from operations (as a measure of liquidity), in each case, as determined in accordance with GAAP. The company has significant uses of cash flow, including capital expenditures, dividend payments, interest payments and debt principal payments, which are not reflected in consolidated adjusted property EBITDA. Not all companies calculate adjusted property EBITDA in the same manner. As a result, consolidated adjusted property EBITDA as presented by Las Vegas Sands may not be directly comparable to similarly titled measures presented by other companies.

Hold-normalized adjusted property EBITDA, a supplemental non-GAAP financial measure, that, in addition to the aforementioned reasons for the presentation of consolidated adjusted property EBITDA, is presented to adjust for the impact of certain variances in table games’ win percentages, which can vary from period to period. Hold-normalized adjusted property EBITDA is based on applying a Rolling Chip win percentage of 3.15% to the Rolling Chip volume for the quarter if the actual win percentage is outside the expected range of 3.0% to 3.3% for our Macao properties, applying a Rolling Chip win percentage of 2.85% to the Rolling Chip volume for the quarter if the actual win percentage is outside the expected range of 2.7% to 3.0% for our Singapore property, and applying a win percentage of 22.0% for Baccarat and 20.0% for non-Baccarat games to the respective table games drops for the quarter if the actual win percentages are outside the expected ranges of 18.0% to 26.0% for Baccarat and 16.0% to 24.0% for non-Baccarat at our Las Vegas properties. No hold adjustments are made for Sands Bethlehem. We do not present adjustments for Non-Rolling Chip drop for our table games play at our Macao and Singapore properties, nor for slots at any of our properties. Hold-normalized adjusted property EBITDA is also adjusted for the estimated gaming taxes, commissions paid to third parties on the incremental win, bad debt expense, discounts and other incentives that would have been incurred when applying the win percentages noted above to the respective gaming volumes. The hold-normalized adjusted property EBITDA measure presents a consistent measure for evaluating the operating performance of our properties from period to period.

Hold-normalized adjusted net income and hold-normalized adjusted earnings per diluted share are additional supplemental non-GAAP financial measures that, in addition to the aforementioned reasons for the presentation of adjusted net income and adjusted earnings per diluted share, are presented to adjust for the impact of certain variances in table games’ win percentages, which can vary from period to period.

The company may also present the above items on a constant currency basis. This information is a non-GAAP financial measure that is calculated by translating current quarter local currency amounts to U.S. dollars based on prior period exchange rates. These amounts are compared to the prior period to derive non-GAAP constant-currency growth/decline. Management considers non-GAAP constant-currency growth/decline to be a useful metric to investors and management as it allows a more direct comparison of current performance to historical performance.

The company also makes reference to adjusted property EBITDA margin and hold-normalized adjusted property EBITDA margin, which are calculated using the aforementioned non-GAAP financial measures.

Exhibit 1
Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Subsidiaries
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(In millions, except per share data)
(Unaudited)
                                                     Three Months Ended    Six Months Ended
                                                     June 30,              June 30,
                                                     2017       2016       2017       2016
Revenues:
Casino                                               $  2,464   $  2,017   $  4,868   $  4,099
Rooms                                                377        355        783        721
Food and beverage                                    199        187        412        375
Mall                                                 159        140        316        275
Convention, retail and other                         138        124        272        248
                                                     3,337      2,823      6,651      5,718
Less - promotional allowances                        (196)      (174)      (404)      (352)
                                                     3,141      2,649      6,247      5,366
Operating expenses:
Resort operations                                    1,937      1,699      3,899      3,503
Corporate                                            43         122        85         169
Pre-opening                                          4          33         6          42
Development                                          2          2          5          4
Depreciation and amortization                        327        255        648        515
Amortization of leasehold interests in land          9          9          19         19
Loss on disposal or impairment of assets             3          11         6          10
                                                     2,325      2,131      4,668      4,262
Operating income                                     816        518        1,579      1,104
Other income (expense):
Interest income                                      4          2          7          4
Interest expense, net of amounts capitalized         (79)       (64)       (157)      (133)
Other expense                                        (25)       (7)        (61)       (54)
Loss on modification or early retirement of debt     --         --         (5)        --
Income before income taxes                           716        449        1,363      921
Income tax expense                                   (78)       (55)       (147)      (118)
Net income                                           638        394        1,216      803
Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests  (93)       (66)       (191)      (155)
Net income attributable to Las Vegas Sands Corp.     $  545     $  328     $  1,025   $  648
Earnings per share:
Basic                                                $  0.69    $  0.41    $  1.29    $  0.82
Diluted                                              $  0.69    $  0.41    $  1.29    $  0.82
Weighted average shares outstanding:
Basic                                                792        795        793        795
Diluted                                              792        795        794        795
Dividends declared per common share                  $  0.73    $  0.72    $  1.46    $  1.44
Exhibit 2
Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Subsidiaries
Net Revenues and Adjusted Property EBITDA
(In millions)
(Unaudited)
                                                          Three Months Ended        Six Months Ended
                                                          June 30,                  June 30,
                                                          2017         2016         2017         2016
Net Revenues
The Venetian Macao                                        $  687       $  666       $  1,428     $  1,415
Sands Cotai Central                                       445          473          912          1,003
The Parisian Macao                                        361          --           679          --
The Plaza Macao and Four Seasons Hotel Macao              137          125          280          273
Sands Macao                                               161          185          343          360
Ferry Operations and Other                                45           41           86           80
Macao Operations                                          1,836        1,490        3,728        3,131
Marina Bay Sands                                          836          710          1,536        1,314
Las Vegas Operating Properties                            384          356          818          741
Sands Bethlehem                                           147          146          289          285
Intersegment Eliminations                                 (62)         (53)         (124)        (105)
                                                          $  3,141     $  2,649     $  6,247     $  5,366
Adjusted Property EBITDA
The Venetian Macao                                        $  256       $  244       $  545       $  512
Sands Cotai Central                                       133          145          276          308
The Parisian Macao                                        106          --           188          --
The Plaza Macao and Four Seasons Hotel Macao              59           44           110          92
Sands Macao                                               39           48           93           79
Ferry Operations and Other                                7            7            12           15
Macao Operations                                          600          488          1,224        1,006
Marina Bay Sands                                          492          357          857          632
Las Vegas Operating Properties                            79           72           201          159
Sands Bethlehem                                           37           38           73           76
                                                          $  1,208     $  955       $  2,355     $  1,873
Adjusted Property EBITDA as a Percentage of Net Revenues
The Venetian Macao                                        37.3     %   36.6     %   38.2     %   36.2     %
Sands Cotai Central                                       29.9     %   30.7     %   30.3     %   30.7     %
The Parisian Macao                                        29.4     %   --       %   27.7     %   --       %
The Plaza Macao and Four Seasons Hotel Macao              43.1     %   35.2     %   39.3     %   33.7     %
Sands Macao                                               24.2     %   25.9     %   27.1     %   21.9     %
Ferry Operations and Other                                15.6     %   17.1     %   14.0     %   18.8     %
Macao Operations                                          32.7     %   32.8     %   32.8     %   32.1     %
Marina Bay Sands                                          58.9     %   50.3     %   55.8     %   48.1     %
Las Vegas Operating Properties                            20.6     %   20.2     %   24.6     %   21.5     %
Sands Bethlehem                                           25.2     %   26.0     %   25.3     %   26.7     %
Total                                                     38.5     %   36.1     %   37.7     %   34.9     %
Exhibit 3
Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Subsidiaries
Supplemental Data
(Unaudited)
Casino Statistics:
The Venetian Macao:
Table games win per unit per day (1)           $  12,096   $  10,124   $  12,947   $  11,110
Slot machine win per unit per day (2)          $  232      $  252      $  245      $  260
Average number of table games                  565         650         558         646
Average number of slot machines                1,694       1,969       1,596       1,941
Sands Cotai Central:
Table games win per unit per day (1)           $  10,167   $  8,176    $  10,296   $  8,943
Slot machine win per unit per day (2)          $  276      $  316      $  303      $  316
Average number of table games                  398         516         401         516
Average number of slot machines                1,797       1,896       1,689       1,899
The Parisian Macao: (3)
Table games win per unit per day (1)           $  9,702                $  8,955
Slot machine win per unit per day (2)          $  222                  $  235
Average number of table games                  382                     383
Average number of slot machines                1,523                   1,532
The Plaza Macao and Four Seasons Hotel Macao:
Table games win per unit per day (1)           $  13,073   $  11,854   $  13,774   $  13,839
Slot machine win per unit per day (2)          $  394      $  427      $  488      $  443
Average number of table games                  100         97          101         98
Average number of slot machines                202         148         164         147
Sands Macao:
Table games win per unit per day (1)           $  8,461    $  7,671    $  8,852    $  7,414
Slot machine win per unit per day (2)          $  229      $  263      $  252      $  263
Average number of table games                  201         262         204         264
Average number of slot machines                946         925         878         920
Marina Bay Sands:
Table games win per unit per day (1)           $  12,433   $  9,336    $  11,057   $  8,537
Slot machine win per unit per day (2)          $  656      $  650      $  654      $  657
Average number of table games                  565         586         574         597
Average number of slot machines                2,480       2,491       2,489       2,451
Las Vegas Operating Properties:
Table games win per unit per day (1)           $  2,655    $  1,784    $  3,398    $  2,626
Slot machine win per unit per day (2)          $  283      $  284      $  270      $  271
Average number of table games                  238         244         245         244
Average number of slot machines                1,946       1,979       1,971       2,008
Sands Bethlehem:
Table games win per unit per day (1)           $  3,564    $  3,336    $  3,483    $  3,395
Slot machine win per unit per day (2)          $  272      $  287      $  272      $  282
Average number of table games                  177         177         177         177
Average number of slot machines                3,155       2,987       3,157       3,000
(1) Table games win per unit per day is shown before discounts and commissions.
(2) Slot machine win per unit per day is shown before deducting cost for slot points.
(3) The Parisian Macao opened on September 13, 2016.
                                               Three Months Ended    Six Months Ended
                                               June 30,              June 30,
                                               2017       2016       2017       2016
Room Statistics:
The Venetian Macao:
Occupancy %                                    93.3   %   81.0   %   89.6   %   79.3   %
Average daily room rate (ADR) (1)              $  209     $  212     $  209     $  219
Revenue per available room (RevPAR) (2)        $  195     $  172     $  187     $  174
Sands Cotai Central:
Occupancy %                                    81.4   %   76.5   %   80.4   %   76.8   %
Average daily room rate (ADR) (1)              $  142     $  149     $  146     $  152
Revenue per available room (RevPAR) (2)        $  116     $  114     $  118     $  117
The Parisian Macao: (3)
Occupancy %                                    88.0   %              84.9   %
Average daily room rate (ADR) (1)              $  138                $  137
Revenue per available room (RevPAR) (2)        $  122                $  117
The Plaza Macao and Four Seasons Hotel Macao:
Occupancy %                                    81.3   %   69.2   %   80.2   %   69.1   %
Average daily room rate (ADR) (1)              $  355     $  340     $  363     $  349
Revenue per available room (RevPAR) (2)        $  289     $  236     $  291     $  241
Sands Macao:
Occupancy %                                    98.5   %   96.0   %   98.2   %   95.9   %
Average daily room rate (ADR) (1)              $  191     $  203     $  193     $  205
Revenue per available room (RevPAR) (2)        $  188     $  195     $  190     $  196
Marina Bay Sands:
Occupancy %                                    94.3   %   96.4   %   95.6   %   97.2   %
Average daily room rate (ADR) (1)              $  397     $  375     $  417     $  385
Revenue per available room (RevPAR) (2)        $  375     $  362     $  399     $  374
Las Vegas Operating Properties:
Occupancy %                                    92.7   %   95.0   %   93.5   %   93.5   %
Average daily room rate (ADR) (1)              $  244     $  240     $  256     $  245
Revenue per available room (RevPAR) (2)        $  226     $  228     $  239     $  229
Sands Bethlehem:
Occupancy %                                    93.9   %   96.9   %   92.0   %   93.8   %
Average daily room rate (ADR) (1)              $  162     $  160     $  160     $  157
Revenue per available room (RevPAR) (2)        $  152     $  155     $  147     $  147
(1) ADR is calculated by dividing total room revenue by total rooms occupied.
(2) RevPAR is calculated by dividing total room revenue by total rooms available.
(3) The Parisian Macao opened on September 13, 2016.
Exhibit 4
Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Subsidiaries
Non-GAAP Measure Reconciliation
(In millions)
(Unaudited)
The following is a reconciliation of Net Income to Consolidated Adjusted Property EBITDA and Hold-Normalized Adjusted Property EBITDA:
                                                       Three Months Ended                                                               Six Months Ended
                                                       June 30,                                                                         June 30,
                                                       2017                            2016                                             2017       2016
Net income                                             $              638              $              394                               $  1,216   $  803
Add (deduct):
Income tax expense                                     78                              55                                               147        118
Loss on modification or early retirement of debt       --                              --                                               5          --
Other expense                                          25                              7                                                61         54
Interest expense, net of amounts capitalized           79                              64                                               157        133
Interest income                                        (4)                             (2)                                              (7)        (4)
Loss on disposal or impairment of assets               3                               11                                               6          10
Amortization of leasehold interests in land            9                               9                                                19         19
Depreciation and amortization                          327                             255                                              648        515
Development expense                                    2                               2                                                5          4
Pre-opening expense                                    4                               33                                               6          42
Stock-based compensation (1)                           4                               5                                                7          10
Corporate expense                                      43                              122                                              85         169
Consolidated Adjusted Property EBITDA                  $              1,208            $              955                               $  2,355   $  1,873
Hold-normalized casino revenue (2)                     (142)                           36
Hold-normalized casino expense (2)                     40                              (26)
Consolidated Hold-Normalized Adjusted Property EBITDA  $              1,106            $              965
(1) During the three months ended June 30, 2017 and 2016, the company recorded stock-based compensation expense of $8 million, of which $4 million and $3 million, respectively, is included in corporate expense on the company’s condensed consolidated statements of operations. During the six months ended June 30, 2017 and 2016, the company recorded stock-based compensation expense of $18 million and $21 million, respectively, of which $11 million is included in corporate expense on the company’s condensed consolidated statements of operations.
(2) See the reconciliation of Adjusted Property EBITDA to Hold-Normalized Adjusted Property EBITDA.
Exhibit 5
Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Subsidiaries
Non-GAAP Measure Reconciliation
(In millions)
(Unaudited)
The following are reconciliations of Adjusted Property EBITDA to Hold-Normalized Adjusted Property EBITDA:
                                Three Months Ended June 30, 2017
                                Adjusted        Hold-Normalized Hold-Normalized Hold-Normalized
                                                                                Adjusted
                                Property        Casino          Casino          Property
                                EBITDA          Revenue (1)     Expense (2)     EBITDA
Macao Operations                $      600      $      (17)     $      14       $      597
Marina Bay Sands                492             (134)           28              386
United States:
Las Vegas Operating Properties  79              9               (2)             86
Sands Bethlehem                 37              --              --              37
                                $      1,208    $      (142)    $      40       $      1,106
                                Three Months Ended June 30, 2016
                                Adjusted        Hold-Normalized Hold-Normalized Hold-Normalized
                                                                                Adjusted
                                Property        Casino          Casino          Property
                                EBITDA          Revenue (1)     Expense (2)     EBITDA
Macao Operations                $      488      $      52       $      (30)     $      510
Marina Bay Sands                357             (43)            9               323
United States:
Las Vegas Operating Properties  72              27              (5)             94
Sands Bethlehem                 38              --              --              38
                                $      955      $      36       $      (26)     $      965
(1) For Macao Property Operations and Marina Bay Sands, this represents the estimated incremental casino revenue related to Rolling volume play that would have been earned or lost had the company’s current period win percentage equaled 3.15% for Macao Operations and 2.85% for Marina Bay Sands. This calculation will only be applied if the current period win percentage is outside the expected range of 3.0% to 3.3% for Macao Operations and 2.7% to 3.0% for Marina Bay Sands. The company revised the expected target and range for its Macao Operations due to the Rolling win percentage experienced over the last several years. The prior year non-GAAP measurement for our Macao Operations has also been adjusted to reflect this change for comparison purposes.
    For the Las Vegas Operating Properties, this represents the estimated incremental casino revenue related to all table games play that would have been earned or lost had the company’s current period win percentage equaled 22.0% for Baccarat and 20.0% for non-Baccarat. This calculation will only be applied if the current period win percentages for Baccarat and non-Baccarat are outside the expected ranges of 18.0% to 26.0% and 16.0% to 24.0%, respectively. The company revised the expected target and range for its Las Vegas Operating Properties due to the win percentage experienced over the last several years. The prior year non-GAAP measurement has also been adjusted to reflect this change for comparison purposes.
    For Sands Bethlehem, no adjustments have been made.
    These amounts have been offset by the estimated commissions paid and discounts and other incentives rebated directly or indirectly to customers.
(2) Represents the estimated incremental expenses (gaming taxes, bad debt expense and commissions paid to third parties) that would have been incurred or avoided on the incremental casino revenue calculated in (1) above.
Exhibit 6
Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Subsidiaries
Non-GAAP Measure Reconciliation
(In millions, except per share data)
(Unaudited)
The following is a reconciliation of Net Income Attributable to Las Vegas Sands Corp. to Adjusted Net Income and Hold-Normalized Adjusted Net Income:
                                                          Three Months Ended                                                                                     Six Months Ended
                                                          June 30,                                                                                               June 30,
                                                          2017                                  2016 (1)                                                         2017        2016(1)
Net income attributable to Las Vegas Sands Corp.          $                 545                 $                 328                                            $   1,025   $   648
Nonrecurring corporate expense                            --                                    79                                                               --          79
Pre-opening expense                                       4                                     33                                                               6           42
Development expense                                       2                                     2                                                                5           4
Loss on disposal or impairment of assets                  3                                     11                                                               6           10
Other expense                                             25                                    7                                                                61          54
Loss on modification or early retirement of debt          --                                    --                                                               5           --
Income tax impact on net income adjustments (2)           --                                    (20)                                                             --          (20)
Noncontrolling interest impact on net income adjustments  (3)                                   (19)                                                             (5)         (21)
Adjusted net income                                       $                 576                 $                 421                                            $   1,103   $   796
Hold-normalized casino revenue (3)                        (142)                                 36
Hold-normalized casino expense (3)                        40                                    (26)
Income tax impact on hold adjustments (2)                 16                                    (2)
Noncontrolling interest impact on hold adjustments        1                                     (7)
Hold-normalized adjusted net income                       $                 491                 $                 422
The following is a reconciliation of Diluted Earnings per Share to Adjusted Earnings per Diluted Share and Hold-Normalized Adjusted Earnings per Diluted Share:
                                                          Three Months Ended                                                                                     Six Months Ended
                                                          June 30,                                                                                               June 30,
                                                          2017                                  2016 (1)                                                         2017        2016(1)
Per diluted share of common stock:
Net income attributable to Las Vegas Sands Corp.          $                 0.69                $                 0.41                                           $   1.29    $   0.82
Nonrecurring corporate expense                            --                                    0.10                                                             --          0.10
Pre-opening expense                                       0.01                                  0.04                                                             0.01        0.05
Development expense                                       --                                    --                                                               0.01        0.01
Loss on disposal or impairment of assets                  --                                    0.01                                                             0.01        0.01
Other expense                                             0.03                                  0.01                                                             0.07        0.07
Loss on modification or early retirement of debt          --                                    --                                                               0.01        --
Income tax impact on net income adjustments               --                                    (0.02)                                                           --          (0.03)
Noncontrolling interest impact on net income adjustments  --                                    (0.02)                                                           (0.01)      (0.03)
Adjusted earnings per diluted share                       $                 0.73                $                 0.53                                           $   1.39    $   1.00
Hold-normalized casino revenue                            (0.18)                                0.04
Hold-normalized casino expense                            0.05                                  (0.03)
Income tax impact on hold adjustments                     0.02                                  --
Noncontrolling interest impact on hold adjustments        --                                    (0.01)
Hold-normalized adjusted earnings per diluted share       $                 0.62                $                 0.53
Weighted average diluted shares outstanding               792                                   795                                                              794         795
(1) The information for the three and six months ended June 30, 2016, has been updated to conform to the current presentation.
(2) The income tax impact for each adjustment is derived by applying the effective tax rate, including current and deferred income tax expense, based upon the jurisdiction and the nature of the adjustment.
(3) See the reconciliation of Adjusted Property EBITDA to Hold-Normalized Adjusted Property EBITDA.

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