Tycoon


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Tycoon

A very wealthy businessperson, especially one who made his/her fortune in a single industry. For example, one may be called an oil tycoon or a steel tycoon.
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No, it's not me who will be having dinner with the President but the country's taipans and tycoons.
Property Tycoon sweepstakes prizes are awarded after the end of the week, are based on random drawings, not based on game scores or results, and consist of a grand prize of $1,000 and five secondary prizes of $100 each.
The purchase of Tycoon Real Estate is the first-ever acquisition of a real estate crowdfunding platform.
Ted Mallory, Director of Operations, at Pacific Tycoon explained that, "We see our Islamic investment idea as a huge transformative asset-backed savings plan and not the marginal, incremental financial program quite often seen in conventional businesses.
While many of her hopeful Twitter followers, eager to meet their idol, were suggesting crazy activities, the unnamed tycoon thought he could trump them all by flashing his cash.
When the tycoon refuses to pay his wife's ransom, the ex-cons team up with the wife to swindle him out of his fortune.
Khodorkovsky, once Russia's richest man, was convicted on Monday of stealing oil from his own company and laundering the proceeds in a verdict likely to keep the tycoon who once challenged the power of Vladimir Putin behind bars for several more years.
The tycoon, based in Mayfair, central London - who went on the run in 1993 as he faced trial over multi-million-pound fraud allegations - wears an electronic tag that tracks his movements.
The Nunthorpe was race three, and with both Green Desert and Last Tycoon looking terrific, or so the form book reminds me, the stage was set for a race that might determine the sprint championship.
The long-running saga kicked off after Wang's tycoon husband Teddy was kidnapped in 1990 and never seen again, sparking a nasty legal dispute between the wealthy woman and her father-in-law for control of the fortune.
Summary: Missing cricket tycoon Sir Allen Stanford has been found in the US, the FBI have said.
An agricultural feed manufacturer and aluminum tycoon was named Thursday as China's richest person in an annual list of the country's wealthiest people.