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Phillip Ruffin

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Net worth 2018: $2.62 Billion
Industry: Diversified
Residence: Las Vegas, Nevada
Country: United States
Children: 5
Education: Drop Out, Wichita State University
BIOGRAPHY

Phillip Ruffin was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Phillip Ruffin is #916 in List Billionaires People In The World. Phil Ruffin owns the Treasure Island Resort & Casino and 50% of the Trump International Las Vegas hotel alongside friend Donald Trump. Son of a grocer, Ruffin dropped out of college to sell hamburgers with his buddies, then used the profits to buy convenience stores. From there he expanded into real estate: strip malls, office parks, and hotels, including Marriotts in Alabama, California and the Bahamas. In 1998 he bought the New Frontier Hotel & Casino for $165 million; he sold it for $1.2 billion in 2007 to Israeli billionaire Yitzhak Tshuva. He bought Treasure Island casino from MGM in 2009, amid the great recession, for $775 million. Now it's worth nearly twice as much.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1.85 Billion

2010

$2 Billion

2011

$2.4 Billion

2012

$2.5 Billion

2013

$2.5 Billion

2014

$2.5 Billion

2015

$2.4 Billion

2016

$2.5 Billion

2017

$2.5 Billion

2018

$2.62 Billion

TIMELINE
Phillip Buffington (born December 27, 1986) is an American soccer player who has played for Mississippi Brilla, Dandaloo Lions FC, and Harrisburg City Islanders professionally. He currently coaching at Manchester Academy in Mississippi. He is the older brother of infamous Liverpool fan, Will Buffington.Buffington attended Jackson Preparatory School and played one year of college soccer at Marshall University before transferring to Mississippi College as a sophomore. At MC he was a three-time All-Conference First Team and All-American Second team pick, and set a school record and tied the conference's all-time mark by scoring 54 goals over three seasons.During his college years Buffington also played for Mississippi Brilla in the USL Premier Development League, and was Brilla's top scorer in the 2008 season.Buffington turned professional when he signed with the Harrisburg City Islanders of the USL Second Division in 2009. He made his professional debut on May 22, 2009 in a 3–0 win over the Charlotte Eagles, and played 21 games for the Islanders after suffering a broken collar bone in preseason camp. Buffington was medically released in May 2010.Buffington returned to Mississippi Brilla for the 2010 PDL season., scoring six goals in 11 games in his first season back with the team. During the 2010–11 American winter to summer Buffington spent time in Australia with Dandaloo FC in the Illawarra Premier League, scoring 11 goals and adding 6 assist in his time with the club.
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