Billionaire Sheldon Adelson is willing to bet $10 billion that his Las Vegas Sands will become the leader in casino gambling in Japan, an offer he says his competitors can’t match. What remains to be seen is whether one of the world’s last great untapped gaming markets is willing to bet on him.
The website of a casino operator owned by Jewish billionaire Sheldon Adelson was hacked by unidentified vandals who criticized his support for Israel.
The Las Vegas Sands Corp agreed to return $47.4 million to the U.S. Treasury to end a probe into the casino’s failure to alert authorities to suspicious deposits by a high-rolling gambler, federal officials said on Tuesday.
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The Cotai Sands Central is the latest addition to Macau’s flourishing casino sector, and billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s third casino in the special administrative region.
FORWARD EDITORIAL: Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith frowns on gambling. Jewish law doesn’t take the same hard line. But donor Sheldon Adelson’s business practices still deserve scrutiny.
The National Jewish Democratic Council hits back at Sheldon Adelson, who is suing it for defamation. The group’s chairman brands the suit ‘silly,’ and offers to debate the casino mogul.
Sheldon Adelson’s libel lawsuit against a Democratic Jewish group has little chance of success because the casino billionaire is a public figure and the claims in question appeared in court documents, two media law experts told the Forward.
Billionaire Sheldon Adelson donated $10 million to the Mitt Romney campaign, but may spend even more to keep Obama from getting re-elected.