Sheldon Adelson prende un congedo medico dalla sua società di casinò

New York (CNN Business)Sheldon Adelson, il presidente e CEO di Las Vegas Sands, sta prendendo un congedo dal suo incarico per ricevere cure mediche per il cancro.

Adelson “ripreso di recente” treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma following his March 2019 diagnosi, the casino company said in a statement Thursday. It’s unclear how long 87-year-old’s leave will last. Sandspresident and chief operating officer Robert Goldstein will temporarily replace Adelson.
Adelson, a major GOP donor, remains in control of Las Vegas Sands and Sands China. Last October, il company was reportedly mulling the sale of its Nevada properties including the Venetian and Palazzo resorts because of the pandemic’s financial impact on tourism and gambling.
He is also a friend of President Donald Trump, who also owns a resort in Las Vegas. Trump gave Adelson’s wife Miriam a Presidential Medal of Freedom award in 2018 for establishing research centers committed to fighting substance abuse.
    The family also regularly donates money to Trump and Republican politicians. The couple recently poured $ 75 million into a super PAC launched in late August to aid Trump’s reelection. They also backed the president’s initial run in 2016.

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