Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Wynn Resorts Ltd. joined hoteliers in lambasting U.S. lawmakers? criticism of corporate travel, saying hundreds of thousands of jobs are in jeopardy.

?It?s very anti-stimulus, it?s pro-recessionary, pro- unemployment,? Las Vegas Sands Chief Executive Officer Sheldon Adelson, the pioneer of Vegas conventions, said by telephone. ?Insurance and financial services, auto companies, they?re getting a little spooked.? Goldman Sachs Group Inc., recipient of a $10 billion government bailout package, moved a conference to the San Francisco Marriott from MGM Mirage?s Mandalay Bay casino in Las Vegas. American International Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Co. and Citigroup Inc.?s Primerica unit have also canceled events.

Goldman Sachs?s move means it?s ?paying more, and paying twice for the same meeting,? said Mandalay Bay Executive Vice President Chuck Bowling.

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