Since talk of relocating to Las Vegan began in 2016, the value of the Las Vegas Raiders has soared and now eclipses the $3 billion mark, according to Forbes magazine.
The Raiders are playing their first game ever at Allegiant Stadium, and Raider Nation is out in full force in Las Vegas.
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be part of the Las Vegas Raiders’ first home game at Allegiant Stadium.
The $2 billion, 65,000-seat stadium was constructed in 31 months and chock-full of special features.
Ahead of Allegiant Stadium’s grand debut Monday, the Las Vegas Review-Journal was given an exclusive tour of the inside of the $2 billion facility.
With fans not allowed at Allegiant Stadium for the 2020 NFL season because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Raiders wanted to give fans a connection to game day while they watch from home.
The Raider Image official team store will open to the public at 11 a.m. Wednesday ahead of the team’s inaugural game at the $2 billion stadium Monday.
The video screen, spanning 27,600 square feet on the Interstate 15-facing side of the $2 billion stadium, was illuminated Monday night with color test bars.
The Raiders’ tenure in Las Vegas is set to be guaranteed one year longer than originally expected.
After four years of talks and 2½ years of construction, the Raiders’ “field of dreams” is finally a reality.