Stack up the statistics of a traditional market study, like NFL owners are doing as they consider the Oakland Raiders’ prospective relocation, and Las Vegas wouldn’t stand a chance against the positives offered by the San Francisco Bay area. It’s the intangibles that make Las Vegas competitive, analysts say.
Seven members of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board will have at least 31 applicants from which to choose two public members to round out the nine-member board when it meets Jan. 12.
The Oakland Raiders and the Adelson family have begun fine-tuning details of a stadium development deal they will present to the National Football League and the Las Vegas Stadium Authority.
State officials have posted the first agenda for what will be known as the Stadium Authority Board and much of the meeting will be dedicated to discussing procedures board members will take as it works to build a new home for the Oakland Raider
A majority of Clark County commissioners voted Tuesday to codify two hotel room tax increases to fund the upgrade of the Las Vegas Convention Center and the construction of a 65,000-seat stadium.
Clark County commissioners selected a union leader, an African-American business leader and a woman casino executive to serve on the board that will select the site and oversee planning for a $1.9 billion stadium proposed as the new home of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders.
The chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission says Raiders games aren’t likely to come off the state’s betting boards if the NFL franchise moves from Oakland to Las Vegas — even if the league asks for a wagering prohibition on the team.
The widely celebrated college football bowl season that begins next month has evolved dramatically since the first Las Vegas Bowl in 1992 with more games — so many, in fact, that teams with losing records were invited to play last year and the NCAA had to call a moratorium on new bowls through 2019. That’s good and bad for Las Vegas.
No one expected Ballot Measure C in San Diego to gain near the needed two-thirds majority to pass. With 16 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday night, the measure was well on its way to failing badly.
Clark County commissioners will have nearly 100 applications to choose from when they appoint three members to the new stadium authority board Nov. 15.