Forbes magazine just published about the interest of some USA billionaires in enter the online gambling market. There are some business billionaires in the United States already with their projects ready to go, just waiting for the federal or state legalisations to take off.
- DONALD TRUMP
: the land based casino business personality already mentioned his interest in online gambling scene and has been in talk with 888.com as its possible business partner. ( read here
Donald Trump is just waiting for the USA legalisation to start off their online gambling business, and he is optimist with the legalised online gambling in the United States: "This has to happen because many other countries are doing it and like usual the U.S. is just missing out."
- STEVE WYNN
: the USA billionaire who owns Wynn Resorts in Las Vegas and Macau is supporting legalised online poker and was dealing with ZYNGA and Poker Stars to operate a real money poker website. Wynn already applied for a Nevada license. ( read here
. Not only Vegas and Macau, Steve Wynn is interested in New Jersey online casinos
and would be studying the ways to establish a Wynn Resort Casino in New Jersey
- LEON BLACK, JOSHUA HARRIS and MARC ROWAN
: these US billionaires are from Apollo Global Management that holds $30 billion of the Caesars Entertainment group. Caesars Entertainment just granted its license to operate real money
online poker within Nevada borders and their online gambling division, Caesars Interactive is running real money gambling websites in the UK through a partnership with European online gambling operators. ( read here
- DAVID BONDERMAN
: his company, TGP, is supporting legalisation for online poker and also is part of the deal with Apollo Global Management and Caesars.
- LORENZO and FRANK FERTITTA
: the billionaire brothers are the name behind the mixed martial arts event UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship). They have extensive interest in both online gambling and land based gambling. They have an interactive division who purchased an online poker software developer company. Though Fertitta brothers prefer a federal license, they have applied for an online poker license in Nevada while the federal license is not a reality. Through the UFC, they are promoting the Ultimate Poker which can be played in Facebook. ( read here
- STEVEN ROTH
: the real estate billionaire businessman is partner with Richard Branson
. Their company is US Digital Gaming has focous on software and marketing services in the online gambling industry.
- HERBERT SIMON
: involved with US Digital Gaming. He is a mall and sports team owner.
- SHELDON ADELSON
: the USA billionaire name behind the land based empire in Las Vegas and Macau (Sands Las Vegas - The Venetian Las Vegas, Palazzo Las Vegas, Venetian Macau...) . Though he said don`t have interest in developments, we should see some future move of Sands Las Vegas to online gambling.