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Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson leads charge against online gambling
Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson leads charge against online gambling

Suddenly, the curtain of privacy dropped away, and there was billionaire Sheldon Adelson, one of the planet's most reclusive business magnates, taking a decidedly public stand on an issue he calls close to his heart: Internet gaming. He calls it deplorable for America, and especially dangerous for children. For years, the 80-year-old chief executive of Las Vegas Sands Corp. and GOP super-donor has kept his counsel to insiders, like a poker player fiercely guarding his hand. Now he's leading a major media campaign against Internet gaming that supporters call sincere and opponents dismiss as self-serving. Adelson recently told an audience at University of Nevada-Las Vegas...

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