The Holy Trinity of American Sports is as ambitious as it is historically evasive. And so, here in the Georgia capital, where banners of Vince Lombardi Trophies and the metallic Super Bowl LIII logo display across town, a sinful city about 1,700 miles away can find inspiration.
The first opportunity to host is in 2025 and the $1.8 billion stadium will have been open five years by then. Raiders President Marc Badain said the team will lead the charge to bring the game to Southern Nevada then.
If Southern Nevada were to form an organization to attract marquee sporting events to Las Vegas, it would need to consider whether attracting an event might displace a long-term major existing convention or trade show.
Personal seat licenses for premium club seating at the Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium will cost fans between $20,000 and $75,000 apiece, documents obtained by the Review-Journal show.
After six weeks of high-intensity meetings with generous high-fiving for the delivery of a comprehensive stadium development deal for the Oakland Raiders and UNLV football, the Las Vegas Stadium Authority got down to more mundane work Thursday.
Las Vegas and its $1.9 billion stadium project won’t be forgotten when nine NFL owners and team presidents, together wielding influence over an adjusted Super Bowl bid-selection process, meet in the coming months.
It seems that every corner of U.S. Bank Stadium has some meaningful function that provides an advantage to the hometown Minnesota Vikings. It should be no different at the 65,000-seat Las Vegas stadium for the Raiders and UNLV Rebels.
Thursday’s scheduled special meeting of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority has been canceled and approval of a stadium development agreement has been pushed back to March 1.
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority is a guidepost for what the Las Vegas Stadium Authority could look like in four years once the stadium that will house the Oakland Raiders is completed.
The Nevada Board of Regents has voted 11-1 in favor of a joint-use agreement that enables the UNLV football team to use the planned $1.9 billion football stadium being built by the Oakland Raiders.