Caesars CEO Tom Reeg said the prospect of the A’s in Las Vegas was exciting, but he didn’t want to see tax hits that would “unnecessarily” impact Clark County.
Phil Ruffin and the A’s were working on a deal for the 37-acre Las Vegas Festival Grounds site located on the southwest corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Sahara Avenue.
“We’re not in favor of any tax dollars put into this,” said MGM Resorts International CEO Bill Hornbuckle during the company’s earnings call with investors.
Greg Maddux says an MLB team would follow the popularity of the Raiders, Golden Knights and Aces.
If the Oakland Athletics receive the hundreds of millions of dollars in public funding to construct an MLB ballpark in Southern Nevada, the Las Vegas Stadium Authority would likely oversee it.
Although not common in MLB, Oakland A’s general manager David Forst said having a club’s Triple-A and major league teams in the same market makes a lot of sense.
The Athletics under John Fisher don’t deserve $500 million in tax revenue to bring MLB’s worst team to Las Vegas.
Oakland Athletics fans are angry, sad, and bitter about the prospect of their team relocating to Southern Nevada. Several offered their thoughts at Friday’s home game.
The condition would have been tied to the Las Vegas Festival Grounds, a 39-acre site the Oakland Athletics no longer are considering for a stadium.
From who will own the new ballpark to how it will be financed, we tackle some of the most important questions about the Athletics’ planned move to Las Vegas.
The Oakland Athletics have landed several endorsements from various Southern Nevada chambers of commerce supporting the MLB team’s potential move to Las Vegas.
People in California’s Bay Area aren’t shy about sharing their feelings on the Oakland Athletics’ planned move to Las Vegas, especially regarding owner John Fisher.
“When the Knights came here, they were born here. They’re like a little baby,” Jeff Evtushek said. “These other teams who come here, it’s like adopting a 50-year-old man.”
The Athletics are baseball’s biggest losers at the betting windows. If a bettor wagered $100 on Oakland in every game this season, they would be down $1,072.
Rob Manfred also said the Oakland Athletics would field a competitive team if the franchise were to relocate to Las Vegas.