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General manager of Lagasse’s Stadium is a team player
Jerry Rodriguez combines his love for sports with his hardworking ethos.
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Las Vegas stadium proposal will face its biggest hurdle in Nevada Legislature
For those proposing to build a domed stadium with the aid of $750 million in public funding that could deliver Las Vegasan NFL franchise, it will be anything but an unimpeded jog home.
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Panel studying Las Vegas stadium plan edges closer to recommendation
The committee considering a plan for a 65,000-seat, $1.9 billion domed football stadium on Thursday moved closer to developing a recommendation to deliver to Gov. Brian Sandoval.
607 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Sheldon Adelson Las Vegas Sands Nevada Clark County Nevada Sands Hotel The Venetian Macao Finance Las Vegas metropolitan area
Who assumes biggest financial risk of a Las Vegas stadium? Panel tackles issue in latest meeting
What’s the risk each side of the stadium debate is willing to take? That question framed much of the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee meeting Thursday afternoon as developers and public leaders tried to inch closer to a proposal that could trigger a recommendation to Gov. Brian Sandoval ...
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As Las Vegas' NFL stadium marches toward reality, burning questions remain
Where did the Las Vegas stadium project come from? Who would get the profits? What development would surround it? Do residents get a say in any of this?
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Las Vegas stadium financing expected to dominate panel discussion
The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee has posted four draft recommendations for its final report to Gov. Brian Sandoval, but the most prominent one — on proposed stadium financing — is “pending” and likely will be the meat of the committee’s Thursday afternoon’s meeting at UNLV.
175 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Sheldon Adelson Nevada Las Vegas Sands National Football League Las Vegas Nevada Tax Sands Hotel Las Vegas Strip
Board overseeing proposed Las Vegas NFL stadium to meet
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The board that oversees a proposed Las Vegas NFL stadium is set to meet publicly Thursday for the first time since an instrumental backer of the project pulled out the deal.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Las Vegas Sands Las Vegas Strip The Venetian Macao Hotel Sheldon Adelson Sands Hotel The Palazzo Cotai Strip
Las Vegas Stadium Authority should beware potential Raiders escape clause, expert says
When the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board begins reviewing the terms of a proposed lease agreement with the Oakland Raiders on Thursday, they‘ll want to pay close attention to the “Expected Facility Standard.”
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Las Vegas Raiders fan trying to offset $650 stadium shortfall through GoFundMe
Former Rancho High football player James Flynn said it was meant as a joke. But when people started contributing to a web account, he decided to give the money to charity.
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LETTER: No one should be surprised at arrogancy on NFL’s Oakland Raiders
Any of you who followed the behavior of Al Davis when he was the owner of that team should not be surprised by the expectations and greed of his son.
-2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Oakland Raiders Sheldon Adelson Money Stupidity Payment Las Vegas Sands
How much money do Raiders really need to build Las Vegas stadium?
Projected costs for a proposed new NFL stadium in Las Vegas might not be as high as anticipated, leaving Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis looking for a new investment partner but possibly needing less money to complete the project.
222 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | National Football League Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Oakland Raiders Minnesota Vikings Yankee Stadium Las Vegas Sands Rogers Centre Sheldon Adelson
LETTER: The NFL and Oakland Raiders have insulted Las Vegas
As a retired gaming regulator, it profoundly disappoints me when our industry’s leaders, who have been investigated literally hundreds of times, are still thought to be unworthy by the NFL.
121 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Sheldon Adelson Las Vegas Sands
Report: Mark Davis won’t sell stake in Raiders to Sheldon Adelson
The Las Vegas billionaire drew ire from Mark Davis for expecting to buy a stake in the NFL franchise if it moves to Southern Nevada ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Sheldon Adelson Sands Hotel Las Vegas metropolitan area Clark County Nevada Las Vegas Strip Las Vegas Nevada Las Vegas Sands Nevada
Clark County Commission won’t take stance on Las Vegas stadium issue until questions are answered
Questions raised by two Clark County commissioners about aproposed NFL stadium prevented the body from taking a stance Tuesday on the $1.9 billion project.
262 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Sheldon Adelson Las Vegas Sands Sands Hotel Clark County Nevada The Venetian Macao Las Vegas metropolitan area Nevada Hotel
Sheldon Adelson gave $1.5 million to help pay for the GOP convention - a month after it was over
The Las Vegas Sands chief executive gave far less than the $6 million the committee requested.
4 points by The Washington Post | Sheldon Adelson Las Vegas Sands National Convention Republican Party Election
NFL’s Roger Goodell says ‘a lot has to happen’ for Raiders to move to Las Vegas
Roger Goodell spent Sunday night in Minnesota to help celebrate the grand opening of the Vikings’ stadium, but the NFL commissioner indicated he’s not prepared to plan a similar party in Las Vegas.
104 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Sheldon Adelson Las Vegas Sands National Football League Nevada Roger Goodell Oakland Raiders Sands Hotel Paul Tagliabue
We’ve done our part; now it’s Las Vegas’ turn
For decades, we have all called Las Vegas home. It’s a partnership that has led to growth and prosperity for both our trade shows and the destination. We have spent immense time, effort and financial investment to ensure we continue …
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Convention center is most deserving of tax support
It is undeniable that the well-being of tourism and the hospitality industry are directly connected with the well-being of our jobs, communities and great city. Our city’s economy thrives on a stable …
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Competition isn’t standing still; we can’t, either
In my seven-plus years serving on the board of directors for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority — including nearly two years as chairman — I have had the opportunity to learn a great deal about …
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Convention center Las Vegas metropolitan area Las Vegas Sands
Expanded center a key piece of our puzzle
Tourism is Southern Nevada’s largest export and the lifeblood of our state’s economy. It is the secret to our success and the key to our future — not only for keeping ahead of the curve in attracting millions of visitors annually but for helping to fuel the diversification of our state and the development …
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Las Vegas must keep other cities in its rearview mirror
Las Vegas is the No. 1 tourist destination in the world, known for our amazing resorts, five-star restaurants, top-notch entertainment and recreational …
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