- Mar 14, 2019
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Sheldon G. Adelson, a billionaire casino tycoon and free-spending political donor who helped bankroll conservative candidates in the United States and Israel, and who pushed the governments of both countries to reject the establishment of a Palestinian state alongside Israel, died Jan. 11 in Malibu, Calif. He was 87.
The cause was complications related to treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, according to a company statement.