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Las Vegas Sands Announces Passing of Company Founder and Industry-Changing Entrepreneur Sheldon G. Adelson

Las Vegas Sands issued the following statement announcing the death of company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon G. Adelson:
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The life of Sheldon Adelson, the late casino billionaire behind The Venetian and Marina Bay Sands, who donated more than $120 million to Republican causes in 2020

Gambling giant Las Vegas Sands Corp's Chief Executive Sheldon Adelson speaks during an interview with Reuters in Macau, China, December 18, 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate and Republican donor, died on January 11 at the age of 87. Adelson, who was chairman and majority shareholder of the world's largest casino operator, Las Vegas Sands, was worth an estimated $33 billion in January 2021 before he died, per Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Adelson...
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Sheldon Adelson dead at 87, Sands casino mogul and Trump financial backer was in failing health for a long time, say those who knew him

Casino mogul and GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson has died at age 87. He was one of Donald Trump's biggest financial backers. Sheldon Adelson was owner of Yisrael Hayom newspaper, CEO of Las Vegas Sands, and a former close friend of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, reports the Jerusalem Post in its obituary: Sheldon Adelson, CEO and chairman of Las Vegas Sands, the largest casino company in the United States, passed away Tuesday at his home in Las Vegas. — Read the rest
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Sheldon Adelson, renowned casino mogul and major GOP donor, dies at 87

Sheldon Adelson. Associated Press Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino mogul, newspaper owner, philanthropist, and Republican donor, died on January 11 at the age of 87. A statement from Las Vegas Sands, of which Adelson was founder, chairman, and CEO, said he passed away from complications related to treatment for non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Adelson, whose net worth was more than $33 billion in January 2021, according to Bloomberg's Billionaire Index, was the majority stakeholder in the cas...
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Sheldon Adelson dies: Casino mogul, Trump donor dead after non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma diagnosis

Sheldon Adelson – the billionaire founder and CEO of Las Vegas Sands and one of President Donald Trump's largest donors – has died at the age of 87.         [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Sheldon Adelson, casino magnate and major Trump donor, dies aged 87

Wife Miriam Adelson announces death after ‘long illness’Adelson used his money to oppose Palestinian statehoodUS politics – live coverageSheldon Adelson, a casino magnate, perennial top single donor to Donald Trump and other Republican causes and an influential opponent of a two-state solution in the Middle East, has died. He was 87.In a statement, his wife Dr Miriam Adelson said the Las Vegas Sands chairman and chief executive had died “of complications from a long illness”. A Nevada newspaper ...
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Sheldon Adelson, Republican kingmaker and casino magnate, has died at 87

Sheldon Adelson, the chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands and a major donor to Republican politicians, died late Wednesday following complications related to his cancer treatment, his company said. He was 87.
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Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon G. Adelson to take Medical Leave of Absence

In March of 2019, Las Vegas Sands Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon G. Adelson announced he was receiving treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Mr. Adelson recently resumed his cancer treatment and will be taking a leave of absence as of today from his role as chairman and chief executive officer of both Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) and Sands China Ltd.
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Sheldon Adelson takes medical leave of absence from his casino company

Sheldon Adelson, the chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands, is taking a leave of absence from his positions to receive medical treatment for cancer.
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Las Vegas Sands' owners are discussing the sale of the Venetian and the Palazzo for $6billion

It was announced this week that Sands Corp is exploring a sale of its two flagship hotel-casinos in Las Vegas in a deal that may bring...
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GOP mega-donor considers selling Las Vegas Sands casinos

Las Vegas Sands, operated by GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson, is reportedly exploring a sale for its upscale Las Vegas resorts, marking Adelson's exit from the turbulent US gambling industry.
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GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson considers selling his Las Vegas Sands casinos

Las Vegas Sands, operated by GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson, is reportedly exploring a sale for its upscale Las Vegas resorts, marking Adelson's exit from the turbulent US gambling industry.
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Las Vegas Sands mulling $6 billion sale of Vegas casinos - source

Casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp is exploring a sale of its flagship casinos in Las Vegas for about $6 billion, a source told...
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Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands in talks to sell Vegas Strip properties in potential $6 billion deal

Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is reportedly looking to sell Las Vegas Strip properties struggling to attract visitors amid COVID-19 travel fallout.         [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Airlines and cruise stocks tumble as Trump's positive virus test dents the reopening trade

Getty Images / Xinhua News Agency Stocks that are closely tied to the reopening of the American economy were crushed in Friday trades after President Trump tested positive for COVID-19.The news served as a reminder to investors just how precarious the economic reopening is as Winter approaches and daily COVID-19 cases are on the rise.Airlines and cruise stocks led the decline lower on Friday.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.The reopening trade, or buying stocks that are c...
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Donald Trump has fallen 77 places in Forbes' ranking of the 400 richest Americans in 2020 as his properties take a coronavirus hit

President Trump. Getty President Donald Trump is worth $2.5 billion, down from $3.1 billion in 2019, Forbes estimates. The president's net worth drop is reportedly due to the declining values of the Manhattan towers that make up the bulk of his net worth as the coronavirus pandemic upends the real estate market. Several Forbes 400 members in the media, oil, and hospitality sectors such as Warren Buffett and Sheldon Adelson lost billions as the coronavirus pandemic upended their businesses....
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Buy these 6 gaming and leisure stocks ahead of a positive COVID-19 vaccine announcement, Stifel says

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine test in Thailand Reuters Within the next six to eight weeks, the world could be moving closer to a major COVID-19 vaccine development, according to Stifel.Leading up to a potential COVID-19 vaccine announcement, investors should have exposure to gaming and leisure stocks that would benefit from a vaccine.These are the six gaming and leisure stocks that Stifel says to buy ahead of a COVID-19 vaccine announcement.Visit Business Insider's homepage for...
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Which are the world’s best casino resorts to visit?

With so many great casino resorts around the world, gaming hubs are more than just a place to play casino games. Enjoy good food and entertainment at the world’s best casino resorts. Travelling around the World’s Best Casinos The world has many great casino resorts you will probably want to visit yourself. And, travelling to a casino is not just about enjoying thousands of different casino games, or at least not entirely. The best casino resorts in the world pack tons of amenities that will m...
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Disinfected dice: Las Vegas casinos getting ready to roll

By Ken Ritter, The Associated Press Free parking, but no valet service. Bartenders, blackjack dealers and waiters wearing masks. Hand sanitizer everywhere. Yes, dice will roll, cards will be dealt and slot machines will beckon. But poker rooms? Closed. Tourists returning to Las Vegas will see changes since gambling stopped in mid-March for the first time ever to stem the spread of the coronavirus. The stakes could not be higher, said Robert Lang, executive director of the Brookings Mountain West...
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COVID-19 shutdown pay for employees of Las Vegas' The Venetian extended to May 17: CEO

While it remains unclear when the Strip will be able to re-open, Las Vegas Sands will continue to pay employees through the shutdown.
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Las Vegas Sands predicts speedy recovery in Asia on pent-up gambling demand

Las Vegas Sands Corp on Wednesday posted a first-quarter loss as the coronavirus kept consumers at bay, but the casino operator struck an optimistic note as pent-up demand for gambling pointed to a speedy recovery in Asia.
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Two Million Surgical Masks Donated by Las Vegas Sands Arrive in New York, Nevada

Two million surgical masks donated by Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) arrived in Albany, New York this morning where 500 boxes, containing one million masks were unloaded for distribution to health care providers and first responders attacking the COVID-19 crisis on the front lines. After leaving New York, the 767 aircraft owned by Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon G. Adelson and sent to Guangzhou, China to transport the protective gear, arrived in Las Vegas with an additional one million mask...
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Las Vegas Sands to Donate More than Two Million Pieces of Personal Protection Equipment

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) today announced it will donate two million medical masks and 20,000 protective suits to help health-care professionals, first responders and nonprofit organizations in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus causes Las Vegas casinos to roll snake eyes

In a worst-case scenario, gaming giants MGM, Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands would be fairly insulated, able to survive 15 months, 18 months and 24 months, respectively.
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Warren Trolls Sheldon Adelson With Ad In His Newspaper Criticizing His Wealth

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is taking aim at another billionaire a day after torching Michael Bloomberg on the debate stage in Las Vegas Wednesday night. On Thursday, Warren’s campaign released a full-page ad in the Las Vegas Review-Journal detailing how much Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson would pay in taxes in the first year of the Massachusetts senator’s presidency. Jon Ralston of The Nevada Independent first noted the ad in a tweet. The day after the debate, Elizabeth Warren bought...
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A jack-o'-lantern tower, zombies, and free toys: 11 photos that show how Palo Alto's tech billionaires celebrated Halloween

Laurene Powell Jobs, Marissa Mayer, and Sheldon Adelson's stepdaughter all hosted extravagant Halloween parties for the public in Palo Alto on October 31, photos and videos of the events shared on social media show. The elaborate displays included a jack-o'-lantern tower, zombies, a floating witch, professional lighting displays, and a lot of free candy, The Washington Post's Nitasha Tiku reported. Jobs' Halloween show has attracted as many as 3,000 people in years past, a spokesperson for th...
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Gabe Plotkin Bullish Las Vegas Sands & Worldpay: Sohn New York Conference

We're posting up notes from the Sohn New York Investment Conference.  Next up is Gabe Plotkin of Melvin Capital Management who talked markets. Gabe Plotkin's Sohn New York Presentation - Sees US growth looking stable, says this is a "good environment for stocks."- Bullish on Las Vegas Sands (LVS) and Worldpay (WPAY)- Most of his fund's profits have come from shorting and betting against companies.  He's skeptical about mall REITs and Tesla (TSLA).Be sure to check out the rest of the Sohn New Yor...
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Mass Market Bets Pay Off For Las Vegas Sands

Macau was the highlight of the first quarter, and the mass market led the way.
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