CLEVELAND, Ohio — The son of a Greek billionaire was found dead Saturday at a downtown Cleveland hotel.
Socrates S. Kokkalis, the 34-year-old son of tycoon Socrates P. Kokkalis, was found dead Saturday night at the Marriott Hotel, authorities confirmed. A cause of death has not been determined.
Greek news agencies are reporting that Kokkalis was in Cleveland on business; the Capital reported that he was meeting with regulators regarding a sports betting project.
Kokkalis was the vice president of the Greek Olympiacos football club.
A statement provided to CNN Greece by the Kokkalis Foundation translates to: "The Kokkalis family, with deep sorrow, announces the sudden death of Socrates S. Kokkalis, 34, during a business trip to Cleveland, USA, Saturday July 14, 2018".
Kokkalis was also on the board of directors of Intralot Interactive, a Greek gambling technology company.
Socrates P. Kokkalis, the father of the deceased, is the founder and largest shareholder of Intracom Holdings , one of the largest multinational telecommunications and technology companies in Europe.