Historically, tumultuous times offer some of the best opportunities to buy stocks, and the market's recent mess surely qualifies. Many investors are keeping their distance from casino and gaming stocks these days, but a good deal still think there's value in casino operator Las Vegas Sands
In our Motley Fool CAPS community, nearly 81% of the 1,662 investors rating the company remain bullish, so there's no shortage of reasons Las Vegas Sands will thrive, three of which I've highlighted below.
But here at The Motley Fool, we're all for looking at both the good and bad sides of an investment. Once you're done with this article, you can read the case against the stock, weigh in with your own comments below, or rate Las Vegas Sands yourself in CAPS.
Las Vegas Sands has a growing presence in the booming city of Macau, which is its biggest source of revenue. It plans to restart stalled construction on its new resorts in January, with the first phase opening in mid-2011. Like Melco Crown Entertainment
2. The house always wins
Despite a struggling Las Vegas casino industry that had an effect on operators like Las Vegas Sands, MGM Mirage
3. Skin in the game
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