With higher land prices making single-family houses less affordable, Las Vegas builders are cramming sites with more units by putting up condos and townhouses.
Eric Schippers, senior vice president for public affairs for Penn National Gaming, said Thursday the company has has been holding discussions with the NBA, MLB, NHL and PGA.
William Hill, the U.K.-based bookmaker, announced it has signed sports betting agreements with a dozen casinos in the U.S. and is in talks with more operators. The announcement comes five days after GVC Holdings signed a $200 million joint venture with MGM Resorts International.
In a court filing Thursday, the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association reiterated its position that the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in May invalidating the ban means a temporary restraining order in October 2014 blocking sports betting at Monmouth Park Racetrack shouldn’t have been granted.
U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July, adding 157,000 jobs, a solid gain but below the healthy pace in the first half of this year.
A tentative agreement was reached late Thursday between Culinary Local 226 and SLS Las Vegas, one of three Strip properties that had been unsigned.