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by Paul on 07/24/12 at 06:13 PM ET
from Nick Sortal of the Sun Sentinel,
A major Las Vegas casino company announced Tuesday that it will partner with the Florida Panthers’ parent company in an attempt to bring casino gambling to Sunrise.
Boyd Gaming, which owns 17 casinos, said it will work with Sunrise Sports Entertainment, the operator of the BankAtlantic Center and owner of the Panthers.
With Sawgrass Mills Mall across the street and the BankAtlantic Center itself drawing crowds to concerts and hockey games, the casino would have little problem drawing people to stop and take a spin at the slots, Boyd chief executive officer Keith Smith said.
“While additional Florida development is contingent on the state passing legislation, this agreement gives us an additional exciting option for Florida if and when it does,” he said.
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