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.
With the Caesars deal in place, it’s getting closer to the time for clarity about gambling at the stadium, which currently wouldn’t be allowed.
The NFL’s premiere game generally occurs in the first week of February, right around one of the sweet spots for some major conventions and trade shows.
Executives with the Oakland Raiders have to be pretty happy with the outcome of last week’s Clark County Commission meeting at which their Las Vegas stadium parking plan was accepted — and embraced — by every commissioner.
This should be the week we get some answers to one of Southern Nevada’s biggest mysteries: Where will the thousands of people attending events at the new Las Vegas stadium park their cars?
When the Raiders try to solve the parking dilemma they have with the Las Vegas stadium, they shouldn’t be asked to provide 16,250 off-site spaces as required by Clark County Title 30, Chapter 60, which includes the formula requiring one space for every four seats in the building.
Tourism and gaming leaders are starting to think big about what Las Vegas is going to look like as an NFL city.
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.
Curtis Myles, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Monorail Co., once hopped on Societe de Transport de Montreal’s green line, got off at the Pie-IX station and walked to Olympic Stadium for a Montreal Expos game. He did what millions of people around the country do daily — use mass transit to get to a game.
When NFL owners gather in Phoenix beginning Monday, they’re expected to consider a vote to relocate the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas.