Achievements

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      Sheldon Adelson owns Israel HaYom, the daily newspaper of Israel and also ventured into politics, generously supporting Republican causes and candidates.

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      Sheldon Adelson developed as COMDEX, world’s largest computer trade show operating in over twenty countries with the help of which he launched himself into the casino resort business.

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      Sheldon Adelson started acquiring and constructing casino resorts a few of them being the Sands casino, Venetian casino resort on the Chinese island of Macao, which had recently become the center of a massive Asian gambling market.

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      In 2013, the multi-billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson was awarded the Jerusalem International Tourism Summit Honorary Award.

Sheldon Adelson has a lavish mansion which is spread across 44,000 Sq Ft located in Las Vegas.

Sheldon Adelson owns Boeing 747 which is worth $357 Million.

Possessions

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      Sheldon Adelson very recently bought a highly lavish house which is located at 901 Trophy Hills Drive in Las Vegas, NV. It has 44,870 square feet of living space with eight bedrooms & 13.5 bathrooms.

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      Sheldon Adelson owns The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino and the Sands Expo and Convention Center.

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      Sheldon Adelson has a number of fleets such as Jazz, Phantom, Mercedes and much more. He also owns private jets and multiple aircraft.

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      Sheldon Adelson also founded an American private charitable foundation jointly with his wife Miriam which is based in Los Angeles.

Interesting Facts

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      Sheldon Adelson was a son of a Cab driver. As a child, he worked in a grocery store, butcher shop, Laundromat, and hawking newspapers. He also joined the US Army in 1950’s and started working as a court stenographer on Wall Street, where he set his sights on making his fortune.

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      Sheldon Adelson says he appreciates how technology is improving the casino business, but he doesn’t text, email, or even uses a computer.

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      Sheldon Adelson and his wife each contributed $250,000 to the second inauguration of George W. Bush and in 2007established the Adelson Family Charitable Trust, with an idea to donate $200 million to Jewish and Israeli causes.

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      Though Sheldon Adelson is known as a casino magnet, but he himself is a mediocre gambler. He gambles just for fun.

Sheldon Adelson owns Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, it is among the world's most expensive casino property worth $8 Billion.