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Harrah's Buys Caesars in Casino Merger

The world's largest casino company will be created when Harrah's Entertainment acquires Caesars Entertainment for about $5 billion. The deal is a sign of consolidation in Las Vegas and the riverfront casino business. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.

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Scott Horsley is NPR's Chief Economics Correspondent. He reports on ups and downs in the national economy as well as fault lines between booming and busting communities.