Jul 24, 2012, 8:14 PM EDT
Nick Sortal reports that the company that owns the Florida Panthers and the Bank Atlantic Center hopes to work with Boyd Gaming to bring a casino to that area.
Panthers president Michael Yormark seems excited about the potential venture, although he admits that the process is just beginning.
“We’re going to work with the city, the county and, obviously, the state Legislature,” Yormark said. “It’s the first step in a long process. But we’re confident we have the right plan and the right strategy.”
The Panthers must fight off other entertainment options – including sports teams such as the Miami Heat – so this could give people another reason to go to a game.
Still, there are some hoops to jump through, which you can read about here.
- Hawks’ biggest question: What happens with Patrick Kane? 45
- Hall of Famer Al Arbour passes away 21
- Poll: Who will be San Jose’s next captain? 24
- Mike Richards charged with possession of controlled substance 95
- Gio won’t go: Flames extend Giordano for six years, $40.5M 13
- Pens’ plan for now: Crosby starts as Kessel’s center 25
- O, Dear: Russia fined $85K for skipping Canadian anthem 31
- Kings ink Ehrhoff to a one-year, $1.5 million deal 27
- Quebec City, Vegas advance to final phase of NHL expansion process 50
- Here’s the full NHL 2015 preseason schedule, starting Sept. 20 5