All things considered, the Raiders’ relationship with the city and state has been a good one, and several reports Thursday enumerated some of the positives that already have emerged.
At 15 properties across the nationwide Caesars empire, the company will break out 16,000 Super Bowl shirts and hats, have NFL wall decor and ice sculptures, wrist bands, cookies and all sorts of logo gear featuring the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams.
Pat Christenson expects when the Raiders get to Las Vegas, every home game is going to be like Super Bowl Sunday with parties that could include appearances by Raider legends and massive screens showing the action.
The rapid emergence of pro sports in Southern Nevada ramps up our civic pride, but also unleashes a new set of issues and the LVCVA will soon find itself right in the middle of them.
When NFL owners gather in Phoenix beginning Monday, they’re expected to consider a vote to relocate the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas.
Imagine for a moment that Las Vegas-style sports wagering was legal in other states.