Pop icon Jay-Z is joining in the competition to obtain one of the coveted casino licences in New York City, US.
His Roc Nation agency is the official entertainment partner of SL Green and Caesars Entertainment in their bid for the new casino at 1515 Broadway in Times Square.
The partnership brings together New York’s biggest owner of office properties, a major gaming company and an international entertainment business, all combining to bid for a casino in one of the world’s top tourist destinations.
Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter, said: “New York is a beacon, the epicentre of culture. We have the opportunity to create a destination at the heart of Times Square, the true crossroads of the world. My partnership with SL Green and Caesars, this coalition, has all the promise and commitment to economic opportunity, growth and enrichment for the community, and everyone who visits the Empire State.”