Proponents of an NFL stadium in Las Vegas say they've narrowed their list to two potential sites and are unwilling to accept any less than $750 million in public funding toward the project, which they hope will provide a new home for the Raiders.
Representatives from Majestic Realty and the Las Vegas Sands casino company updated an oversight committee Thursday on their effort to reach a deal to lure the Raiders from Oakland. Unlike previous meetings, this one had a sense of urgency.
They want Nevada lawmakers to approve the deal in a special session in September so they can present their proposal to NFL owners in January. Three-quarters of the owners must approve any team relocation. the pressure is on.
The two top potential stadium sites are the Bali Hai Golf course and Russell Road.
A video was played during the meeting showing off fancy renderings of what could be the new home of the Raiders franchise.
The cost for the stadium is $1.9 billion... Read More