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The Wealthiest People in Nevada


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Sheldon Adelson
Sheldon Adelson

Sheldon Adelson

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By far the wealthiest person in Nevada, Adelson operates as the Las Vegas Sands, a developer, owner, and operator of destination casino resorts in the U.S., Macau, and Singapore.

  • Net Worth - $23.3 billion
  • Source - Casinos
  • Billionaires Worldwide - #16
  • Billionaires Living in U.S. - #5
  • Forbes 400 - #13
  • Residence - Las Vegas, NV

The World's Billionaires from Forbes lists 1,210 individuals in 2011 with a total net worth of $4.5 trillion. A subset of this is the Forbes 400 of the richest people in the United States. Not too surprisingly, some of these people dwell among us right here in Nevada.

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