Wynn, Las Vegas Sands Slide as Macau to Boost Casino Supervision. What to Watch


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Photos outside the Wynn casino resort with a view of the Grand Lisboa casino resort building in Macau.

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Shares of Wynn Resorts, Las Vegas Sands and other gambling companies that operate in Macau dropped sharply Tuesday after the government there said it would tighten its control over the casino industry. 

At around 2 p.m. ET Tuesday, the stocks of Wynn Resorts (ticker: WYNN) and Las Vegas Sands (LVS) were both down at least 10%.

Macau’s Secretary…