David Beckham Promoting Sands in Singapore and Macau

David Beckham Promoting Sands in Singapore and Macau

World-renowned retired soccer celebrity David Beckham (center) watches Manny Pacquiao battle Brandon Rios at the Venetian Macao in November. (Image: Reuters/Tyrone Siu)

It should be nice to be therefore famous, so adored, that one can pretty much sell such a thing to anyone for any cost. And not he and wife/former Spice Girl Victoria were on the short list to attend Prince William’s wedding, after all that he needs the money with an estimated net worth of $300 million, but such is the situation for iconic retired soccer star and universally recognized hottie David Beckham a man who’s so high in the celebrity galaxy.

Branding Sands

Now Beckham seemingly have carved a niche for himself as a sort of mercenary promoter for hire, and the latest taker is Las Vegas Sands Corporation, which is making use of Beckham’s charm, apperance and international adoration to market their gambling enterprises in both Singapore and Macau.

While there’s no word on which kind of fee Beckham commands for this sort of thing which could include anything from being seated front and center at a Manny Pacquiao Brandon Rios fight at the Macau that is venetian to a Marina Bay Sands charity event in Singapore we can imagine he fails for cheap these days.

Beckham might not need to do much but show up and get television coverage, but for Sands, it’s still a deal that is good. The casino operator that is largest in Macau is still stymied by mainl (suite…)

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Size Matters for Delaware Online Gambling Profits

Size Matters for Delaware Online Gambling Profits

Delaware’s under-a-million population base just isn’t helping the state’s first few months of online gambling revenues

Regarding advocating for on the web gambling, there’s one argument that sways states more than anything else: income. After hearing about how precisely money that is much potentially out there, every person wants a piece of the on line gambling revenue pie. But in the case of Delaware, it seems as though the state will have to settle for the crumbs that are few.

Despite hopes that online gambling might help you struggling Delaware land casinos fend off competition from neighboring states, as it happens that the online games haven’t generated interest that is much far here. During the period of and December 2013, the sites raised just $253,000 far short of the goals that state and casino officials had set for Delaware’s online gambling projections november.

Few Accounts, Fewer Players

Being such a tiny state with a population of under one million, few expected Delaware to split the financial institution when it came with their websites. But therefore far, just about 4,000 accounts are opened on the casino’s websites. The liquidity problem is most obvious in terms of poker games: according to figures by PokerScout, the Delaware Poker web site is just averaging about 20 players for real money cash games over the week that is past. Also at peak hours, the site seldom has significantly more than 50 players tak (suite…)

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