Singapore Casino Helps Billionaire Sheldon Adelson's Wealth Jump By US$15 Billion in 2013 - Forbes, 23 Dec 2013
Las Vegas Sands chief exec Sheldon Adelson hit the jackpot in 2013. The gambling tycoon’s net worth soared $15 billion, or 68%, through Friday, December 20. He is now worth just over $37 billion, and he’s climbed from the nation’s 11th richest this Fall to number 5 at the moment. Put another way, his fortune grew by a staggering $41 million a day. Adelson added more to his fortune than any other person, thanks largely to the success of his casinos in Macau and Singapore, which led to stellar financial results. Not even cancelling plans to open a Sands casino in Madrid could dampen his year. Full story
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