Harrah's makes two-pronged thrust into Britain

McKee, David
September 2006
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);9/11/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 37, p15
The article discusses the plan of Harrah's Entertainment to enter in the gambling industry in Great Britain. Harrah's wants to purchase London Clubs International through its subsidiary Dagger Holdings Ltd. Harrah's managing director Andrew Tottenham characterized that the British group's in-progress casino product as destination properties. Harrah's also continues to pursue the supercasino concession.


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