The year was and US casino company Las Vegas Sands LVS — which was already building its first Asian casino, Sands Macao, on the Macau Peninsula — was in search of a location for a large-scale integrated resort unlike anything the tiny Chinese enclave could have imagined. But finding enough empty land for such an ambitious project was easier said than done. The solution, according to government representatives, was to be found in Cotai — an area of reclaimed land just south of the Peninsula originally planned for residential redevelopment. Seizing the opportunity, he devised a plan to build the biggest casino-resort the world had ever seen, covering almost one million square meters of land. To this day one out of every two people that visits Macau, visits the Venetian.
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Wynn Macau's land reserve on Cotai. Steve Wynn said the Cotai project could break ground in March or April , as the building's design is complete. The casino magnate said it could open in late or early But Citi believes that Steve Wynn may have to wait until at least to open its Cotai resort, noting that the company gave no timeframe in its latest report.