Sheldon Adelson top gainer among U.S. billionaires

Dec 23, 2013 7:45 PM

Sheldon Adelson, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) was the biggest gainer among America’s billionaires during 2013, according to Forbes magazine.

Adelson was listed as being worth $37.2 billion, an increase of $15 billion that was 68 percent higher than the previous year.

Forbes said Adelson was now America’s fifth richest person, jumping up from his previous ranking of 11th.

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