Industry casinos offer lucrative profits are not a figment. Some businessman in the casino has proved reaping money amount to hundreds of trillions of dollars from the business. As quoted by Forbes, Thursday (16/01/2014, not only Las Vegas, one of the special administrative region of China, Macau is also a barn wealth for business casinos in the country. Understandably , gambling in Macau is already a legal activity since the 1850s during the reign of the Portuguese.
In the report the richest people in the latest casino business Forbes, a businessman from Las Vegas, Sheldon Adel successfully register his name in the first place . Obviously, he has scored a total wealth of $ 39 billion. Unlike the previous year, in early 2014, there are two new names that adorn the list of the richest people in the casino business. Here’s 5 largest businessman with a total wealth in casinos:
1. Sheldon Adelson
Total wealth: US $ 39 billion
The explosion of the casino business in Macau has helped Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson through successful companies Vanetian Macau. Its shares jumped by 75% in Hong Kong through another company, Sands China. Fluttering and soaring stock price by more than 50% last year.
2. Lui Che Woo
Total wealth: US $ 21 billion
Galaxy Entertainment shares owned by Lui soared last year. The surge in the value of the shares managed to deliver Lui to position two games richest businessmen in the list of richest people in Hong Kong. Lui also recorded holds the largest stake in the six operations in Cotai Strip Macau.
3. James Packer
Total wealth: US $ 6 billion
Packer led the Crown who run the casino business in Australia and the combined company Melco Crown in Macau. Melco Crown shares in his hand jumped to a two -fold last year. No wonder in early 2014, Packer won the third position in the list of richest people in the business field.
4. Pansy Ho
Total wealth: $ 6.8 billion
Not only managed to become the richest woman in Hong Kong, she is also the most wealthy businesswoman in the business world casino. Most of his wealth comes from MGM China, the result of its joint venture with MGM Resorts which releases its shares to the public in 2011.
5. Kunio Busujima
Total wealth: $ 5.2 billion
Previous Kunio with his family managed to rank fifth in the Forbes list of the Japanese conglomerate. He is CEO of pachinko game machine maker, Daichi Sankyo. The value of shares of the company successfully jumped to nearly 50% last year.