According to a statement from his company Las Vegas Sands, the said complications were related to treatment for non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Adelson's concept was so popular and financially successful that he became one of the world's wealthiest people. "He was an American patriot and a strong supporter of Israel".
A combative self-made man raised in a poor Jewish immigrant family in Boston, Adelson established hotels and casinos in Las Vegas, Macau and Singapore.
The chairman and CEO of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation brought singing gondoliers to the Las Vegas Strip and foresaw correctly that Asia would be an even bigger market.
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Adelson rose to become one of the richest men on the planet thanks to his sprawling chain of casinos, and as of Tuesday, Forbes estimated his net worth at $35 billion. He was my partner in romance, philanthropy, political activism and enterprise.
Adelson had been on leave from his company after being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2019.
"To me - as to his children, grandchildren, and his legions of friends and admirers, employees and colleagues - he is utterly irreplaceable".
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In the United States, Adelson backed pro-Israel Republicans including US President Donald Trump.
He also owns the largest circulating newspaper in the Nevada, the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
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