After the early 2000s upheaval in the American steel industry, many of the mills that have lined Northwest Indiana's lakeshore, in some cases for more than a century, ended up consolidated in the hands of either U.S. Steel, the world's first billion-dollar company, or ArcelorMittal, which has been the world's largest steelmaker for years.
Caesars Entertainment has a deal in place to buy sports-betting firm William Hill.
Caesars said in a late-night news release Tuesday that it has agreed to purchase the British bookmaker for 2.9 billion pounds (close to $3.7 billion).
The deal, which will need regulatory approval before becoming final, is expected to close sometime during the last half of 2021, according to Caesars.
“The opportunity to combine our land-based casinos, sports betting and online gaming in the U.S. is a truly exciting prospect,” said Tom Reeg, CEO of Caesars, in a statement. “William Hill’s sports-betting expertise will complement Caesars’ current offering, enabling the combined group to serve our customers in the fast-growing U.S. sports betting and ...