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Sheldon Gary Adelson (born August 4, 1933) is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, which owns the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore and is the parent company of Venetian Macao Limited which operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino and the Sands Expo and Convention Center. He also owns the Israeli daily newspaper Israel HaYom. Adelson, a lifelong donor and philanthropist to a variety of causes, founded with his wife's initiative the Adelson Foundation.


As of June 2015, Adelson was listed by Forbes as having a fortune of $28 billion, and as the 18th richest person in the world. Adelson is also a major contributor to Republican Party candidates, which has resulted in his gaining significant influence within the party.

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And the tourist industry is not as vocal in its opposition — including Trump's most significant financial donor, Sheldon Adelson, whose opposition could end the matter overnight. And, finally, it is time for the next generation to take up the challenge of Yucca Mountain because, as young people understand so ...
But Pompeo appears to have the support, at least indirectly, of some of the president's biggest financial allies, Robert and Rebekah Mercer and Sheldon Adelson. Earlier this month, OpenSecrets revealed that billionaire hedge funder Robert Mercer was the biggest donor to Secure America Now (SAN), ...

LVS chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson is rich, even for a casino mogul. In fact, he's the richest casino mogul on the planet, according to Forbes' Billionaires List, and the 21st richest man in the world, with an estimated fortune of $38.5 billion. Adelson gets pay rise. Double the Money! Sheldon Adelson ...
Blanche Lincoln, who works with the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling, a group backed by Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, compared the promotions to cigarette ads that are no longer permitted under law. "You used to have the Marlboro man, you used to have those ads," she told Business Insider.
EPA has signed a research agreement with an Israeli company that Administrator Scott Pruitt met with last year at the request of GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson. The agency will study one of the company's products, an “atmospheric water generator,” essentially a giant dehumidifier that pulls drinkable ...
The backstory: The Review-Journal, once owned by Little Rock based Stephens Media, was secretively bought in late 2015 by right-wing plutocrat Sheldon Adelson, who promptly began dismantling the once well-regarded paper and turning it into his own personal mouthpiece. He installed Moon as his ...

The simple truth about John Bolton's appointment to national security adviser is that the Republicans need Sheldon Adelson's money in order to be competitive in the coming midterms, and John Bolton is a tool of Sheldon Adelson. The appointment of course is a complete reversal of Donald Trump's ...
The line was added to Trump's speech after Bolton, despite Kelly's recent edict [restricting Bolton's access to Trump], reached the president by phone on Thursday afternoon from Las Vegas, where Bolton was visiting with Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson. Bolton urged Trump to include a line in his ...
In Historic Move, Israeli College to Become First-ever Private University. Top panel is under fire for giving Herzliya's Interdisciplinary Center the green light. Both IDC and Ariel University, which was also recently expanded, are backed by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson. Lior Dattel. Mar 21, 2018 7:31 PM.
According to the IAC board of directors, “Dr. Miriam and Sheldon Adelson are among the great Jewish leaders of our time. Their bold vision, passionate leadership and unmatched generosity have been an inspiration to all of us, and have propelled the IAC's rapid growth and great success. We look forward ...
Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands already controls about 35 percent of Macau's available four and five-star hotel rooms, but the billionaire still isn't content and is reportedly looking to expand his ... Macau remains ripe for continued investment, Las Vegas Sands founder Sheldon Adelson believes.
He lists casino magnate/philanthropist Sheldon Adelson, former New Republic publisher Marty Peretz and Evangelical Pastor John Hagee. Not satisfied with that, he goes on to claim that these are only the "famous" people who are morally equivalent to Farrakhan, insisting that there are less notorious ...
Sheldon Adelson, chairman of Las Vegas Sands, is the world's top casino mogul again this year, according to the latest Forbes list, but fell one spot in the rankings to number 21, with an adjusted net worth of USD38.5 billion. Other Macau notables on this year's list include gambling magnate Lui Che Woo, ...
"McMaster allegedly called Trump an 'idiot,'" at one point, the journalist told hosts Lee Stranahan and Garland Nixon. "But what's been glossed over is that there's been this really strong effort by the Zionist Organization of America, which is funded in part by Sheldon Adelson, the big Republican Zionist ...
NEW YORK – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised his long-time ally, American business mogul and philanthropist Sheldon Adelson, at an event honoring the departing Jewish Agency head Natan Sharansky in New York early Thursday. "There are no bigger philanthropists in the Jewish world ...
Last fall, the state of Pennsylvania legalized online casinos, something that billionaire casino boss Sheldon Adelson has for years opposed. This week, Adelson's company announced it was selling its sole casino in the Keystone State. Las Vegas Sands said in a news release Thursday that it has entered ...
Sheldon Adelson's estimated fortune has risen to $38.5 billion in the last 12 months, an increase of almost $3 billion according to Forbes' Billionaires List, thanks ... But when it comes to gaming, Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson remains an apparently permanent fixture in the top spot.

The Zionist Organization of America's ongoing efforts to ax McMaster as National Security Adviser gained considerable momentum after securing the support of Zionist billionaire donor Sheldon Adelson. by Whitney Webb. March 06th, 2018. By Whitney Webb Whitney Webb ...
Congressman Ron DeSantis has hung his gubernatorial campaign fundraising hat on President Donald Trump, conservative radio and television star Sean Hannity, and the billionaire couple Sheldon and MiriamAdelson. Not a bad triumvirate if one wants to run in a Republican primary, as long as all three ...
Las Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon G. Adelson's offer to help pay for the new American Embassy in Jerusalem is yet another vote of confidence for President Trump as perhaps the best friend Jews have ever had in the White House. A State Department spokesperson has said officials were reviewing ...
Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, are on the verge of spending millions of dollars on Republican causes for the upcoming elections as they extend their legacy of being two of the top GOP benefactors, according to sources with direct knowledge of the matter. "They'll be engaged ...
Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, are on the verge of spending millions of dollars on Republican causes for the upcoming elections as they extend their legacy of being two of the top GOP benefactors, according to sources with direct knowledge of the matter. "They'll be engaged ...
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Sheldon Adelson's offer to help pay for the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem is getting a thumb's down from a range of observers who support the embassy's relocation. The Associated Press had the exclusive on Friday morning, and JTA confirmed it with sources who have been ...
President Donald Trump's administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of the new U.S. ... FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Sheldon Adelson, right, talks with Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, before a speech by President Donald Trump at ...
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, four U.S. officials told The Associated Press. Lawyers at the State Department are looking into the legality of accepting private ...
LAS VEGAS — Republicans made their annual sojourn to the lavish Venetian hotel here this weekend to kiss the ring of a benefactor they need more than ever: casino mogul Sheldon Adelson. Confronting the potential loss of one or both chambers of Congress in the midterms, and struggling to raise ...
... at 702-828-3521, or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 to remain anonymous. The Review-Journal is owned by the family of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson. Las Vegas Sands operates The Venetian. Contact Rio Lacanlale at rlacanlale@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381.
... is owned by the family of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson. Las Vegas Sands operates The Venetian. Contact Rio Lacanlale at rlacanlale@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @riolacanlale on Twitter. Review-Journal staff writer Blake Apgar contributed to this report.
(April 17, 2018 / Israel Hayom) On the eve of Israel's 70th anniversary, Dr. Miriam and Sheldon Adelson surprised the audience at the 18th annual Birthright Israel gala on Sunday night by announcing a $70 million donation to the project. The Birthright Israel project, also known as Taglit in Hebrew, brings Jewish youths from ...
It wasn't too long ago that billionaire casino owners Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn were regarded as among the Republican Party's biggest donors, but more recently they have been missing in fundraising action as the GOP faces what appears to be an uphill battle to retain control of House and the ...
Hey, Nevadans, do you enjoy voting against your own interests? You do? Well, then have I got fantastic news for you! Your very own Attorney General, Adam Laxalt, is running for Governor this fall! So if you want to take a chance that online poker disappears in the gambling capital of the United States, ...
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Sheldon Adelson's offer to help pay for the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem is getting a thumb's down from a range of observers who support the embassy's relocation. The Associated Press had the exclusive on Friday morning, and JTA confirmed it with sources who have been ...
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Sheldon Adelson's offer to help pay for the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem is getting a thumb's down from a range of observers who support the embassy's relocation. The Associated Press had the exclusive on Friday morning, and JTA confirmed it with sources who have been ...
(JTA) — The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, four US officials told The Associated Press. Lawyers at the State Department are looking into the legality of accepting private donations to ...
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. Trump administration officials say State Department lawyers are evaluating the legality of accepting private ...
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, four U.S. officials told The Associated Press. Lawyers at the State Department are looking into the legality of accepting private ...
FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Sheldon Adelson, right, talks with Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, before a speech by President Donald Trump at the ... WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a ...
The Koch network recently announced plans to spend $400 million on 2018 races, and senior Republicans are appealing to Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, a major bankroller of party causes, for help. House GOP members raced to last week's Republican Jewish Coalition meeting, which was ...
The once-warm relationship between U.S. billionaire Sheldon Adelson and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seems to have frosted over completely. In an Israeli radio interview broadcast on Monday, the GOP megadonor declined to say – not once, but twice – he wishes the Israeli leader won't be ...
Israel Hayom is owned by American billionaire Sheldon Adelson, a Trump backer and a supporter of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. In the interview, Trump criticized Israel's West Bank settlements, which the Palestinians and most of the international community view as illegal obstacles to ...
Recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was the “high point” of his first year in office, President Trump has said. Speaking to Israel Hayom, a daily freesheet owned by the American casino mogul and Republican donor Sheldon Adelson, Trump said he was sceptical about the chances of his ...
LAS VEGAS — Republicans made their annual sojourn to the lavish Venetian hotel here this weekend to kiss the ring of a benefactor they need more than ever: casino mogul Sheldon Adelson. Confronting the potential loss of one or both chambers of Congress in the midterms, and struggling to raise ...
The full interview is scheduled to be published Sunday. Israel Hayom is owned by Sheldon Adelson and is considered close and supportive of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Trump has given similar "exclusive" interview to the paper in the past, both as president and during his time as president-elect.
Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam each contributed the maximum allowable amount, $10,000 each, to Menendez's legal defense fund. That's a bit surprising considering that Sheldon and Miriam Adelson are the biggest source of funding to groups supporting Trump's candidacy.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal is owned by the family of Sheldon Adelson, a member of the board of directors for the Republican Jewish Coalition, and chairman of Las Vegas Sands Corp., which owns the Venetian and Palazzo. Contact Ramona Giwargis at rgiwargis@reviewjournal.com or 702-380-4538 ...
Sheldon Adelson's acquisition of The Las Vegas Review-Journal was followed by resignations from a top editor, a handful of reporters, and a columnist who said he couldn't do his job after the new editor told him he couldn't write about Mr. Adelson. Doug Manchester, a previous owner of the Union-Tribune, ...
Thirteen online gambling licenses have been created, one for each of the state's (soon to be) 13 casinos, but its biggest, Sands Bethlehem, is owned by Sheldon Adelson's LVS, which is virulently anti-online gambling. During legislative hearings in Harrisburg, Parx Casino initially sat on the fence before ...
All of this changed in 2013 when, IAC co-founder and CEO Shoham Nicolet wrote in The Times of Israel, “Dr. Miriam and Sheldon Adelson were introduced to the IAC and overnight decided to drive its nationwide growth. During an event in their home, several months before last year's presidential election, Mr. Adelson, ...
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - To Las Vegas insiders, it was an immediate source of palace intrigue: another damaging headline for Steve Wynn in a newspaper owned by an on-again-off-again rival, fellow billionaire casino magnate, Sheldon Adelson. But to the journalists of the Las Vegas Review-Journal ...
While I don't remember this particular story, if we chose not to run it it was not ― as the Sheldon Adelson-owned Review-Journal suggests ― for any unholy journalistic reason,” Frederick said ... The Las Vegas Review-Journal was purchased by Wynn's longtime business rival Sheldon Adelson in 2015.


 

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