Yacht Length: 91.5 m (300 ft) -
Sheldon Adelson Net Worth: US$ 36 billion -
He is a casino mogul and founder of the Las Vegas Sands Corp.
The Las Vegas Sands Corporation is a Fortune 500 company. It is the leading global developer of destination properties (integrated resorts).
The properties feature premium accommodations, world-
In 2016 the group realized net revenues of US$11.4 billion. It realized a net income of US$ 2 billion.
Properties in the United States include The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino. Also The Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. And the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Pennsylvania.
The Sands Group also owns hotels in Macao, China. These include The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, the Sands Cotai Central and The Parisian Macao. Further there are the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, The Cotai Strip, the Plaza Casino and the Sands Macao.
The Venetian Las Vegas has 4,028 suites in two towers. The casino at The Venetian Las Vegas has approximately 120,000 square feet of gaming space.
It includes approximately 125 table games and 1,095 slot machines.
Around 1977 Adelson developed computer trade shows named COMDEX. It was targeting the computer industry. The the first show was in 1979. For more than a decade Comdex was the premier computer trade show.
In 1995 Comdex was sold to SoftBank Corporation of Japan for US$ 862 million. Adelson earned US$ 500 million.
The casino magnate has a net worth of US$ 36 billion. This makes him one of the richest yacht owners in the world. He is the richest person in Nevada.
In 2016 alone he received US$ 1.24 billion in dividends. And he received US$ 1.1 billion in 2015 and US$ 0,9 billion in 2014.
It is the private yacht of Sheldon Gary Adelson. The yacht is named after his wife Miriam. The yacht is designed by Alpha Marine.
The Queen Miri yacht can accommodate 36 guests and a crew of 32. She is powered by two MTU engines. Her top speed is 17 knots. Her range is 7,000 nm.
The value of the yacht is more than US$ 70,000,000. She used to be a charter yacht, asking US$ 2 million per week.
The annual accounts of the Sands Group mentions that the Company incurred and paid certain expenses. Totaling $3 million, $4 million and $6 million to its Principal Stockholder. The amounts relates to the Company’s use of his personal aircraft and yacht for business purposes.
The yacht Queen Miri was built as Annaliesse for UK businessman Andreas Liveras. He built the yacht as a (commercial) charter yacht. The yacht was later sold to an Arab billionaire and named Delma. In 2014 Delma was purchased by Adelson. He sent her to Italy for a two years long refit at Amico.
Works included lengthening the hull to 91.5 meters. There was complete reconstruction of 1,020m2 of interior space. And refurbishment of another 980 m2.
The external lines and layout had been largely redesigned. There were new elements introduced in all the external decks. And a new pool on the sundeck along with new side doors.
A new relaxation area has been created at the stern. And a floodable tender garage that can be converted into a pool. The pool has a volume of 90,000 litres of heated sea water.
Sheldon Gary Adelson owns many private jets. He owns most through his company.
The 2016 annual accounts mention:. During the years ended December 31, 2016, 2015 and 2014, the Company charged and received from the Principal Stockholder $17 million, $20 million and$18 million.
The amounts relate to aviation costs incurred by the Company. These costs are for the Principal Stockholder’s use of Company aviation personnel and assets for personal purposes.
The fleet of Adelson includes a 2014 Airbus A340-
There are two Boeing 747 Business Jets (VP-
And a Boeing 767 (N804MS) which has been the private jet of the Saudi Prince Al Waleed bin Talal.
We are not sure which jet is considered to be ‘the private jet of Sheldon Adelson’.
His main residence is (said to be…) a very large house in Las Vegas. The mansion includes a large water park with slides. There is an under ground car parking and a private golf course.
He also owns an ocean front house in the gated community Malibu Colony in California.
Adelson is a close ally of President Donald Trump. In 2018 he donated US$ 30 million in benefit of the Republican Party.
The contributions were made to the Senate Leadership Fund and Congressional Leadership Fund.
These funds are GOP super PACs tied to congressional Republicans. This donation made him the biggest GOP donor of the 2018 midterm elections.
In 2016 he endorsed senator Marco Rubio in the presidential race. And he supports John Bolton to become National Security Advisor of the United States.
In 2012 he donated more than US$ 92 million to conservative Super Pacs. To help elect a Republican in the 2012 presidential race. He supported Newt Gingrich with US$ 15 million.
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