LOS ANGELES Aug 22 Harrah's Entertainment Inc HET.N, the world's biggest casino operator, and AEG said on Wednesday they plan to build a 20,000-seat, privately financed sports and entertainment arena on the Las Vegas Strip.
Las Vegas-based Harrah's in December agreed to be acquired by two private equity firms for about $17 billion. It owns properties in Las Vegas, Atlantic City and the U.S. Gulf Coast.
Harrah's other Las Vegas Strip properties include Caesars Palace and Paris Las Vegas.
(Reporting by Lisa Baertlein)