Texas Billionaire Tilman Fertitta Laying Off Thousands Of Workers

Kelli Wiese
March 25, 2020 - 9:25 am
Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta

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Tilman Fertitta is well-known for owning the Houston Rockets. 

He says he has to temporarily lay off 40,000 employees at his casinos, hotels and restaurants.

It's to limit the economic damage caused by government imposed shutdowns over the coronavirus.

He owns the Golden Nugget casinos and hundreds of restaurants like Del Frisco’s and Bubba Gump Shrimp.