The Buying of the Presidency

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson and his casino company set their sights on Georgia

 

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Las Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon Adelson. AP/John Locher

The post lacks important specifics, but FloridaPolitics.com reports that the gaming company controlled by billionaire political player Sheldon Adelson, the Las Vegas Sands Corp., has given up its efforts to establish a casino resort in Florida – and has shifted its attention to Georgia.

Nick Iarossi, the Sands’ Florida lobbyist, said chairman Sheldon Adelson and other company heads made the decision over the weekend.

Iarossi said the company as of Monday has been canceling consulting contracts for public relations and lobbying – including his….

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