Sheldon Adelson

epa02587079 Chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp Sheldon Adelson speaks to the media at the Marina Bay Sands integrated resort ahead of the official opening of the ArtScience Museum in Singapore on 17 February 2011. The ArtScience Museum is the final attraction to open at the resort which helped Singapore register over 1.1 million visitors in the month of December, a 15.9% increase over 2009, which also included a 49% rise in tourism receipts over the same period. EPA/STEPHEN MORRISON

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Sheldon Adelson 82, the boston raised mega real estate mogul is expanding his empire to new heights. Adelson who grew up a entrepreneur at heart from buying up vending machines and selling condos as a young man to being the successful billionaire of the casino industry. In 1989, Adelson bought the Sands casino for $128 million, with his success coming fast by 1999 he went to China to open a Sands in Macao. His goal was to bring the Las Vegas feel to Asia. Most of the business players thought he was creazy but Adelson seen a vision that only his eyes could see. Being the CEO of Las Vegas Sands which is in control of casinos in Las Vegas, Pennsylvanie, Singapore and Macao his LVS brand generations more money than his competitors MGM, Wynn and Galaxy combined. Adelson’s fortune is one of the biggest at net worth hitting $28 billion, he doesn’t look to be slowing down.

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