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Goh Tong Lim

Born: c. 1917
Birthplace: Anxi, Fujian, China
Died: 23-Oct-2007
Location of death: Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Cause of death: Natural Causes

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: Malaysia
Executive summary: Malaysian casino billionaire

Net worth $2.8B (Forbes 2006). Lim built his first casino in the undeveloped wilderness of Genting Hills, outside Kuala Lampur, finally opening it in 1971. The casino has since added several hotels and amusement parks, making the Genting Highlands Resort is among Malaysia's largest tourist attractions. In 1984 Lim began to expand internationally, and now owns resorts in the Philippines and Australia, and over a hundred casinos in the UK through its subsidiary Stanley Leisure plc.

Father: Lim Shi Quan
Mother: Goh Ba
Wife: Lee Kim Hua (three sons, three daughters)
Son: Lim Kok Thay (Genting Group)

    High School: (dropped out)

    Genting Group
    Stanley Leisure plc

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