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April 5, 2013 1:43 am

Sheldon Adelson Testifies in Nevada Trial

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Politico – Casino mogul and GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson calmly defended his company before a Nevada jury Thursday afternoon, during testimony in a breach of contract case that at times became feisty.

Adelson, who used a cane to walk up to the witness stand, punctuated his testimony with off-color and at times indirect responses to detailed questions about the history of his company and dealings with a Hong Kong businessman, Richard Suen, who claims that Adelson’s company, Las Vegas Sands, did not pay him a success fee and his share of profits it agreed to while pursuing a Macau casino license in 2001.

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  • jerry hersch

    “Adelson added when describing what the businessmen looked like: “I always say I’m going to come back as Chinese in my next life, and one of the reasons is because the Chinese always look 20 years younger than they are.”

    Adelson sounds stereotypically racist
    sort of a “You don’t look Jewish” moment.