Adelson’s Sands Bethlehem Fined for Underage Gambling

sheldon adelson 44Pennsylvania casino regulators approved fines Wednesday against the operator of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem for three alleged incidents of visitors under age 21 on the gaming floor.

Sands Bethworks Gaming LLC faces fines totaling $39,000, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The fine is the result of board approval of a consent agreement between the board’s Office of Enforcement Counsel and Sands Bethworks Gaming, according to a news release.

The incidents occurred when: A 20-year-old female was permitted access onto the gaming floor and wagered at both slot machines and table games; An 18-year-old male was permitted access onto the gaming floor where he consumed alcohol; A 20-year-old female was permitted access onto the gaming floor and wagered on slot machines.

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