Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino mogul and Republican megadonor who died on Monday night at 87, left an indelible mark on American politics. Cannabis legalization swept the field, in part because opponents could muster only token opposition. President Trump released details of his administration's long-awaited Middle East peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “It is a personal passion of theirs,” Andy Abboud, the vice-president of Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands Corporation, told the Associated Press in 2014. And Sheldon Adelson lived long enough to know it.
Source: Forbes January 13, 2021 00:00 UTC