The lack of mobile wagering and a ban on betting on California colleges and universities could prevent Nevada sportsbooks from facing crushing competition.
A tweet by the team’s general manager in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong angered government officials.
The co-founder of Alibaba has agreed to buy the remaining 51 percent of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center from Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov. Two people with knowledge of the details tell The Associated Press the deals worth about $3.4 billion.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on Tuesday nailed down dates for two college basketball tournaments through 2022 and 2023, solidifying the city’s place as a March hoops destination.
A report from Chicago-based global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray Christmas found that about 75 million people are expected to spend an average of six hours watching the tournament while at work.
The New York Knicks are worth $4 billion, making them the most valuable NBA team for the fourth straight year, according to Forbes . That’s despite having the worst record among the league’s 30 teams.
NBA fans will get to follow the actions of a single player in livestreams on Twitter in the second half of 20 games, starting with the NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 17.
While LA used to be the city that teams would threaten to make their new home, Southern Nevada now has become leverage city.
The move marks the latest in billions of dollars in investments planned or underway by Gilbert and his companies in Detroit, where he has a major real estate presence. Other projects include a planned skyscraper and technology startups.
The gaming giant announced Tuesday morning the partnership with Harris Blitzer Sports Entertainment, whose portfolio includes the NBA and NHL team as well as the Prudential Center. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.