The competition for gaming dollars is becoming increasingly tight not only in the United States but globally as well. After seeing the success of gambling meccas like Las Vegas and China's Macao, numerous municipalities are planning to open up casinos in the near future, which will only act as a damper for today's leading casino companies' properties. In order to thrive in such a world, today's leading casino operators will need more than just slot machines and table games to draw in customers. Fortunately for its shareholders this is exactly what Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) has in spades. In the video below, Motley Fool consumer goods analyst Sean O'Reilly explains Las Vegas Sands' business model and details just what the company does to gain an edge over the competition. 

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