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ADELSON EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR TRUMP PRESIDENTIAL BID
14th May, 2016 at 09:48:24
Will a major donation follow...and will this influence the candidate's approach to online gambling legalisation in the USA?
Major Republican Party donor, land casino tycoon...and virulent anti-online gambling opponent, Sheldon Adelson has voiced his support for would-be US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, urging party unity.
The Washington Post published an op-ed letter from the ageing multi-billionaire Friday, although there has as yet been no indication of what funding support Adelson may be considering (in the past he and his family have been prepared to give over a hundred million dollars to support favoured political candidates)
"Republicans must join together to make sure he wins," Adelson urged in his letter. "While the primary cycle still has some important elections ahead, it is clear that Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for president.
"I am endorsing Trump's bid for president and strongly encourage my fellow Republicans
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