The billionaire gaming mogul has plans to build a casino-resort in Las Vegas, several years after his last push to make it big in the United States failed.

Packer-led casinos operator Crown Resorts, former Wynn Las Vegas president Andrew Pascal, and Oaktree Capital Management have formed a new resort company that plans to develop a 34.6-acre vacant site on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. They have paid about $US280 million ($A303 million) for the lot – which was…