publication date: Thursday, September 27, 2012 (part of Fall 2012)

category: Business

clue: His big donations to Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney represent lines drawn in the sands.

explanation: Adelson made his fortune by buying the Sands and other resorts in Las Vegas. He became widely known in 2012 for his donations to Republican campaigns. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, and Sarah Kyle

What Happens in Vegas: Las Vegas is a glittering tourist destination, with world-class gambling and entertainment. These five celebrities are strongly associated with Sin City.

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