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  • SALT LAKE CITY— A son of wealthy industrialist Jon Huntsman Sr. has agreed to buy The Salt Lake Tribune, ending uncertainty about the future of Utah's largest newspaper that has long been an independent watchdog in a state where the Mormon church wields significant power. Digital First Media, which runs major publications in Colorado and California, reached an...

  • The SEC said the consultant served as a middleman to conceal Las Vegas Sands' effort to buy a team in the Chinese Basketball Association, which forbade gaming companies from ownership, and part of a Beijing building despite China's casino gambling ban. Las Vegas Sands also failed to properly document some transactions involving its Macau operations, the SEC...

  • HONG KONG, April 3- A Macau court has ruled that a former business partner of Las Vegas Sands Corp, the world's biggest casino company, can proceed with a lawsuit seeking billions in damages for breaking the terms of their former partnership agreement. In a filing made on March 16, a court in the Chinese southern territory denied Las Vegas Sands a motion to dismiss...

  • March 14- Las Vegas Sands Corp persuaded Nevada's highest court to throw out a more than $100 million verdict in favor of a Hong Kong businessman for helping Sheldon Adelson's gaming company enter the fledgling Macau casino market more than a decade ago. In a decision on Friday, the Nevada Supreme Court found "insufficient evidence" to support a May 2013 jury...

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb 24- Venture capital groups invested $1.8 billion in commercial space startups in 2015, more than in the last 15 years combined, a report by aerospace consultants the Tauri Group shows. The investors include Microsoft Corp's Bill Gates, Amazon.com Inc's Jeff Bezos, Alphabet Inc's Larry Page, Dish Network Corp's Charles Ergen, Microsoft...

  • HONG KONG, Feb 1- Gambling revenues for the Chinese territory of Macau dropped 21.4 percent in January, ahead of a Lunar New Year week-long holiday which is expected to boost the number of visitors to the world's largest casino hub. Macau, which relies on the casinos for revenue, has been battered by a two-year-old anti-corruption campaign and slowing growth in...

  • HONG KONG, Jan 1- Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau fell for the second year in a row in 2015 as a prolonged anti-corruption campaign and slowing economic growth battered the world's largest casino hub. Las Vegas magnates Steve Wynn and Sheldon Adelson are set to open resorts in 2016 catering to China's burgeoning middle class, with attractions...

  • MACAU, Dec 18- U.S. billionaire and major Republican Party donor Sheldon Adelson said on Friday he met presidential candidate Donald Trump earlier this week, describing the current front runner in the race for the Republican nomination as "very charming." He was very charming, "Adelson said in an interview in Macau, saying the pair had discussed Israel during their...

  • Macau, Dec 18- U.S. billionaire and major Republican Party donor Sheldon Adelson said on Friday he met Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump earlier this week, describing his fellow business tycoon as "very charming." Adelson hosted Tuesday's debate among Republican Party presidential candidates at his Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.

  • MACAU, Dec 18- U.S. billionaire and major Republican Party donor Sheldon Adelson said on Friday he may wait until next February's primaries to decide who to back in the 2016 presidential election, describing the field of candidates as "all very good". Adelson, Chief Executive Officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp was speaking at a news conference in Macau, the world's...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 16- Putting to end a week-long guessing game that has obsessed media watchers and political pundits alike, billionaire Sheldon Adelson, the CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp., was unmasked Wednesday as the new owner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, according to Fortune magazine, which cited "multiple sources familiar with the situation."

  • New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman speaks at a press conference, March 3, 2014, in New York.

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is taking your fantasy football away, and creating a winning election issue for the GOP.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Lawrence Lessig.

    One democratic candidate has an important message and deserved to be on the podium, but he couldn't get a spot, says Kabir Sehgal.

  • Most billionaires share these 3 traits...

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on what three things that billionaires have in common.

  • Sheldon Adelson

    Billionaire Sheldon Adelson has been called many things, but there is one label that he has decided to fight in court: “foul-mouthed.”

  • Las Vegas Sands Corp, The Venetian.

    The casino empire's executives assured analysts Wednesday that tales of Macau's demise are unfounded.

  • Stock market data

    Notable, wealthy founders and executives saw a wide spectrum of gains and losses from their company's stock movement in 2014.

  • Hanging above the "Center Bar," a Pepsi-branded LED display with 2.1 million pixels.

    South Korea looks like the consolation prize as Japan's $15 billion casino dream fades.

  • Las Vegas Sands casino sits behind the Fishermans Wharf in Macau, in this Feb. 7, 2006 file photo.

    A former Macau business partner of Las Vegas Sands is suing Sands for at least $5 billion in profits that it says are owed.

  • Despite congressional testimony in favor of online gambling, the group representing U.S. casinos has withdrawn its support for the practice.