Adelson is the majority shareholder of Las Vegas Sands, the world's largest casino company. Gambling's richest man parlayed the $862 million sale of his Interface conference company -- which included the Comdex technology gathering -- into the Venetian resort in Las Vegas. Today he operates casinos and convention centers in the U.S., Macau and Singapore.
Leaders of several Jewish and pro- Israel groups briefed on the Iran nuclear agreement by the Obama administration indicated they’re willing to give it time before pressing for new sanctions against the Iranian regime.
Las Vegas Sands Corp., the casino company controlled by billionaire Sheldon Adelson, posted third- quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates on continued growth in Asia. The company raised its dividend 43 percent.
Sands China Ltd., the Macau casino operator controlled by billionaire Sheldon Adelson, surged to a record in Hong Kong after reporting third-quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates as its new resort drew more gamblers.
Sheldon Adelson told a jury he wasn’t involved in and didn’t authorize an offer that former Las Vegas Sands Corp. President William Weidner made to a Hong Kong businessman for a share of the company’s profit in Macau.