Raiders Will Move to Sin City: It’s Official

NFL Approves Raider’s Las Vegas Relocation

Written by Marcus Asman

In a surprise move, the NFL voted to approve the application of the Oakland Raiders to relocate to the city of Las Vegas. The vote wasn’t even close, as the final tally was 31 to 1. The approval also covers the plan of the Raiders to build a domed stadium in the city that will cost $1.9 billion.

The plan is for the team to remain in its current Oakland home for 2 to 3 years. Las Vegas has yet to build a stadium that can hold an NFL game.

The Odds against Relocation  Continue reading “Raiders Will Move to Sin City: It’s Official”

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Raiders Proposed Las Vegas Stadium Lease May Not Be Ready

The Raiders’ proposed Las Vegas stadium lease, as mentioned in the previous post, will not be ready for review before the NFL league owner’s meeting at the end of the month, when they could vote on the approval of the relocation inquiry.

The Las Vegas Stadium Authority Board says that the final lease agreement for the $1.9 billion domed stadium won’t be reached in weeks.  Continue reading “Raiders Proposed Las Vegas Stadium Lease May Not Be Ready”

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Raiders’ Revised Lease Proposal With Las Vegas Stadium Authority

Mark Manendo Las Vegas State Assemblymen holds a Raiders cap during a bill signing to increase hotel room tax to finance a 1.9 billion dollar stadium.

News written by Scott Maxwell, carpet cleaning business owner, and diehard Oakland Raiders fan.

So, the next step towards the Raider’s move to Las Vegas is bound to happen this week. The Las Vegas Stadium Authority Board will be looking over a proposed restructured lease agreement from the current Oakland Raiders. The previously proposed lease agreement had some concerns over the document structure.

While awaiting the stadium board meeting, casino giant Sheldon Adelson pulls out of his $650 million pledge to invest in the project after the team submitted the original lease agreement proposal back in January without him knowing.  Continue reading “Raiders’ Revised Lease Proposal With Las Vegas Stadium Authority”

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