Bill Foley, the 69-year-old pied piper of NHL hockey in Sin City, and his local partners, the Maloof brothers, will officially start accepting season ticket deposits for a possible big-league hockey club.
Not only is Las Vegas’ bid for a Major League Soccer franchise mired in political turmoil over an approved stadium financing plan, the city and its stadium-development partner are competing against two other cities that already have minor-league soccer clubs, ticket-buying fan bases and stadium proposals in place.
Mark Faber, AEG senior vice president for global partnerships, is selling luxury suites and premium seating packages for the $375 million arena being built by the MGM Resorts International-Anschutz Entertainment Group partnership.
Las Vegas voters should get a chance to weigh in on using public funds to help pay for a controversial downtown soccer stadium, a judge decided Friday.
Las Vegas Councilman Bob Beers either has way too many or way too few signatures needed to put a publicly subsidized soccer stadium on the June 2 municipal election ballot, but he won’t know until at least a few more days.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution opposing the city of Las Vegas-proposed tourism improvement district that would clear the way for a parking garage to be built that would be available for events at a potential downtown soccer stadium project.
City Hall’s soccer fans couldn’t help but smirk at the apparent failure late last week of a petition drive designed to halt a government subsidy for a $200 million downtown stadium.
The group pushing for a National Hockey League team in Las Vegas used a TV ad during Sunday’s Super Bowl telecast to create more buzz around a season ticket deposit campaign set to launch Feb. 10.
Two very different groups are taking contrasting approaches in their efforts to bring the first major-league sports team to the Las Vegas market. It’s Major League Soccer versus the National Hockey League.
Clark County leaders don’t like Las Vegas’ plan to build a county-subsidized stadium parking garage in Symphony Park, but they’ll need a lot of help to stop it.