Billionaire Tries to Usurp Dad’s Legacy With NYC Casino

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Armed with a massive war chest from his late father—the pugnacious billionaire Sheldon Solow—Stefan Soloviev is vying to carve his own name into the brutal business of New York City real estate.

This week, Soloviev, 47, publicly touted what is perhaps his most audacious gambit: a proposal to nab one of three forthcoming casino licenses in New York, with a bid that features a ferris wheel, hotel, and four-acre park.

The planned site, near the United Nations on the east side of Manhattan, “is the best location that anyone in Manhattan has by far,” Soloviev told The Daily Beast, swaggering the way developers do.

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