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Birthday : 08/01/1933
Place of birth : Boston - United States
Public asset : 24,088,242,444 USD
Country of residence : United States
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Biography of Sheldon Adelson 
Sheldon Gary Adelson (pronounced ; 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, 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 July 2014, Adelson was listed by Forbes as having a fortune of $36.4 billion, and as the 10th richest person in the world.

Early life and education
Adelson was born into a poor family and grew up in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Sarah (née Tonkin) and Arthur Adelson. His family was of Ukrainian Jewish ancestry.

He started his business career at the age of 12, when he borrowed two hundred dollars from his uncle and purchased a license to sell newspapers in Boston. At the age of 16, he had started a candy-vending-machine business. He attended trade school to become a court reporter and subsequently joined the army. Adelson attended url= | title=The World of Business: The Brass Ring : The New Yorker: | publisher=The New Yorker | date=June 30, 2008 | accessdate=February 7, 2013 | author=Connie Bruck

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"I look at every business and ask, How long can this last? How can I identify the status quo and change it?"

"I see this as my humanitarian legacy. We're prepared to pay billions."

"If I were to retire, I would keep my family's interest in the company the same and say, Don't sell."


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