Amazon’s New Headquarters: The 1 City That’s Now the Clear Favorite
November 15, 2017 | Chris Matyszczyk | Inc.com
Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. I admit I once spent my birthday in the Race and Sports Book at the Hotel Bellagio in Las Vegas. There’s something mesmerizing about watching horses race each other, all over the country, on vast screens as one sits in semi-darkness.
This may be why I’m fascinated by the 200-horse race to be the city of Amazon’s second headquarters. A few weeks ago, I wrote about the betting being conducted on the site of Irish bookie Paddy Power. At the time, there were two cities that seemed to be vying for the Amazon HQ2 title: Austin and Atlanta.
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