Casino Industry Leaders Sponsor Pennsylvania Conference

2 February 2006


HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – (PRESS RELEASE) -- Two prominent names in the gaming
industry - Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Jefferies & Company, Inc. - will be
Platinum Sponsors of the 2nd annual Pennsylvania Gaming Congress, which takes
place March 6-7 here.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. has established itself as a developer and operator
of world-class gaming resorts, including The Venetian, Sands Macao, and soon,
The Palazzo and Venetian Macao. In Pennsylvania, Las Vegas Sands Corp. has
applied for a Category 2 license for the purpose of developing a spectacular
gaming resort in Bethlehem. Las Vegas Sands Corp. is a publicly traded hotel,
gaming, resort and exhibition/convention company headquartered in Las Vegas.

"We are honored to be a strong supporter of the 2nd annual Pennsylvania
Gaming Congress," said Andy Abboud, vice president of government relations and
community development, Las Vegas Sands Corp. "The annual Gaming Congress gives
Pennsylvania the chance to create an impressive gaming program by examining
the opportunities as well as the challenges facing the state's emerging gaming
industry."

Jefferies, a global investment bank and institutional securities firm
serving growing and mid-sized companies and their investors, provides capital
markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage, research and
asset management services across a broad range of industries. Jefferies is a
respected advisor and underwriter for corporate clients and a top trader of
equity, high yield and convertible securities for institutional investors.
Jefferies & Company, Inc. is the principal operating subsidiary of Jefferies
Group, Inc., a publicly traded holding company.

"Jefferies is deeply committed to the gaming industry, combining product
and industry knowledge with established experience and relationships. Our
sponsorship of the Pennsylvania Gaming Congress underscores this commitment,"
said Chris M. Kanoff, Co-Head of Investment Banking at Jefferies. "Our
experienced bankers provide corporate clients with creative solutions and
access to the capital markets, while our sectorized traders provide superior
trade execution to gaming-centric investors."

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress, expected to attract 500 gaming-related
professionals nationwide, takes place at the Whitaker Center. The conference
includes an evening cocktail reception, followed by an intensive daylong
program featuring Pennsylvania gaming regulators, all six known Pennsylvania
racino operators, Wall Street analysts, land-use and zoning experts, and a
special diversity workshop.


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