Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes (December 24, 1905 – April 5, 1976, there is still a lot of controversy about his exact date of birth), the famous American business tycoon, casino tycoon, mentioned Las Vegas An important figure that Can’t be skipped in the history of Gass Gaming, he is also a famous playboy in the world.


Howard Hughes was born in Houston, Texas, USA. His father was the inventor of the double cone rotary drill used in drilling oil and the founder of Hughes Tools. The drill he invented was revolutionary in the history of oil drilling. In 1923, Howard Hughes’ parents had forgotten that at the age of 18 he inherited all the property (there was a small portion of the estate left for relatives, and Hughes bought all the shares from relatives from the bank loan).


Howard Hughes is passionate about movies and airplanes.


In 1926, Howard Hughes entered Hollywood, bought the rights to operate 125 cinemas, and formed a film company and a director’s work, making many successful films. Through the film, he found a lot of “Harem Belle”, there have been media statistics, in a certain period of time, he has 164 girlfriends in Los Angeles, and described him as “the greatest erotic”, is considered to be the most Cow’s playboy.

In 1932, Howard Hughes founded Hughes Aircraft Corporation, the first spacecraft used by the United States for moon landings.

In 1939 he became a global billionaire and became the first billionaire in the United States.

In his later years, Howard Hughes moved to live in Las Vegas, where he established his own gaming kingdom and became a casino tycoon.

Las Vegas has been dominated by the Mafia for a long time since it became a casino through the legal bill of gambling in 1931. In 1966, when Howard Hughes entered Las Vegas, he immediately acquired a large number of casinos from the Mafia, including Castaways (now the location of Mirage and Treasure Island), Frontier (now New Frontier), The Landmark Hotel and Casino (now The main venues and casinos such as the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sands (now the Venetian location) and the Silver Slipper have left Las Vegas out of control of the Mafia. He wants to make Las Vegas a high-end entertainment city, and get rid of the original image of gangsters, prostitutes, and drugs.

In the history of the gaming industry in Las Vegas, casino tycoon Howard Hughes is an important figure that cannot be ignored. But for this legend, everyone is not very concerned about his gaming career, because he has more things that deserve more attention, such as his film career, self-driving aircraft around the world, behind-the-scenes planning “water events” Leading to Nixon’s step down, secret cooperation with the US military, split personality, and so on.

The desert in Nevada is an atomic bomb test site and a landscape in Las Vegas. Howard Hughes tried to bribe President Nixon and let him give up the atomic bomb test here.

On April 5, 1976, the 71-year-old casino tycoon Howard Hughes died on his way back to Mexico from a private jet. He has no children, and all the inheritance is ultimately owned by the medical research institutions he formed before his death.

On April 5, 1976, the 71-year-old casino tycoon Howard Hughes died on his way back to Mexico from a private jet. He has no children, and all the inheritance is ultimately owned by the medical research institutions he formed before his death.

No tags for this post.

Related Posts