Famous Casino Owners

Casinos are big businesses. Enthusiastic gamblers will try new strategies, discuss everything gambling related on Casino forum and seek out new casinos around the world. It is therefore not surprising that some of the richest people in the world generated the majority of their wealth by running casinos.

Steve Wynn

Steve Wynn was born on the 27th of January, 1942. He got involved with the construction of some of the early casinos in the Atlantic City and Las Vegas. In the 1990s, his company was leading the expansion of the Las Vegas Strip. Wynn sold his company named Mirage Resorts to MGM Grand in 2000, but kept running the company named Wynn Resorts.

Steve Wynn’s net worth is estimated to be around 2.7 billion dollars. This places him among the top 300 richest Americans. In addition to being the CEO and chairman of the board for his publicly listed company, he has been a member of the Republican party for many years. He is also a famous collector of fine arts, such as paintings by Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump was born in New York City in 1946. He built his company mostly by real estate developments in Manhattan, and is famous for buildings such as the Trump Tower, Trump World Tower and Trump International Hotel and Tower. But Donald Trump has also been involved with Casinos. The publicly listed company, Trump Entertainment Resorts, owns and operates three casinos:

  • Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort
  • Trump Marina
  • Trump Plaza

Donald Trump is today obviously more famous for being the President of the USA. He also attracted a lot of attention while hosting the NBC reality show “The Apprentice”. In addition to this, Donald Trump has also published several books, hosted beauty pageants and launched several products bearing his name, such as a clothing line, bottled water, and vodka. His estimated net worth is 3.5 billion dollars, making him the 544th richest man in the world.

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