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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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Their combined fortunes -- which far outweigh the combined net worth of the eight other US oil tycoons in the Wealth-X ranking -- rose by 14% between June 2014 and May 2015 through a portfolio of diversified business interests.
Boasting graphics and gameplay based on the opulent lifestyles of the 1920s tycoons, Tycoons Progressive is a classic Jackpotjoy slots game with a single-line slot with one payline, where players can control their risk levels by betting different coin amounts.
The company attributes the banner revenue growth in September in part to the thriving subsidiary Tycoons Worldwide Group (Thailand) Public Co.
Steel tycoon Mittal, who has a fortune of more than 17 billion pounds, is prepared to put his money for football's richest prize.
Well apart from maybe having Scottish roots on his mother's side, he reckons Scotland is a nation of tycoons, albeit sleeping ones.
Putin has sought to distance himself from top tycoons of Yeltsin's era, dubbed oligarchs, who won their fortunes in dubious privatisation auctions of the 1990s.
Moreover, Wyman says, almost half of the companies with a very high Tycoon Index have defaulted.
This new class of tycoons (the word was invented to describe them) saw nothing wrong with buying judges and legislators.
After completing missions, users collect money and earn points to ultimately earn the title of garbage tycoons.
The Millionaires' Magician, created his own sleek, ultra-luxury deck and called them TYCOONS in honor of his exclusive clientele.
20, 2011 (CENS) -- The Taiwan-based Tycoons Group Enterprise Co.
Melbourne, June 7 (ANI): After her recent cash-for-access scandal, the Duchess of York is facing shocking claims she once sold herself as an escort to Arab oil tycoons.