Vegas, baby? Arena envisioned to draw pro team to city
LAS VEGAS -- Casino giant Harrah's Entertainment Inc. announced Wednesday that it will partner with AEG, the company that brought David Beckham to the Los Angeles Galaxy, to build a 20,000-seat arena in Las Vegas capable of housing an NBA or NHL team.
The $500 million arena, behind the Bally's and Paris
hotel-casinos on the Las Vegas Strip, is projected to open in 2010.
It's a step toward attracting a pro sports franchise to a city that
has tried to persuade reluctant league officials ...
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