Dallas is abuzz with the possibility of resort-style gambling, with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban advocating for the development of a new arena that would feature such amenities. Cuban believes that a World Series win for the Texas Rangers, combined with a hot start for the Mavericks, would be even sweeter if the Dallas-Fort Worth area had resort-style gambling to offer.
Cuban has been vocal about his desire to see a change in Texas laws to allow for resort-style gambling, in the hopes of drawing more visitors to the state. He envisions creating a Las Vegas-like atmosphere that would serve as a major attraction for tourists.
The billionaire entrepreneur has expressed his desire to build a new arena in the midst of a resort and casino, partnering with Las Vegas Sands to make this vision a reality. However, he acknowledges that the political landscape may be a hurdle in achieving this goal.
Legislation that would have allowed for the development of the kind of resorts that Cuban envisions was essentially killed by the Texas House last year, dealing a blow to his plans. Despite this setback, Cuban remains hopeful that a new stadium could be in the future for the Mavericks.
In the meantime, Cuban is focusing on growing his company, Cost Plus Drugs, with a mission to disrupt the pharmaceutical industry. He is also gearing up for another season of Shark Tank, continuing to encourage entrepreneurship and share his success story with other business owners.
As a prominent figure in the Dallas business community, Cuban remains optimistic about the opportunities for entrepreneurs in the city. While the prospect of resort-style gambling may have hit a roadblock, it is clear that Cuban is determined to continue pursuing his vision for the future of entertainment and sports in Dallas.