BOSTON (CBS) — The NHL is (very likely) headed to Sin City.
Though it’s been expected for some time, the Associated Press reported Tuesday that the NHL has chosen Las Vegas as its expansion city.READ MORE: Trial For Man Charged With Killing Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon Set To Begin
The AP cited two sources close to the situation, one of whom said the NHL going to Vegas was a “done deal.”READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
The final step in the process is for the organizers of the Las Vegas bid to raise $500 million.
If the deal gets completed, it will bring Las Vegas its first major professional sports team.MORE NEWS: Winthrop Woman Found Dead On Camelback Mountain In Arizona
The city already has an arena — T-Mobile Arena — that opened in April and can host games.