View Full Version : Raiders' stadium in Las Vegas has deep ties to gambling industry

05-05-2017, 08:01 AM
The new NFL stadium in Las Vegas doesn’t yet have a name and isn’t expected to open until 2020. But when it does, at least one nickname certainly will apply: The House That Gambling Built.

The $1.9 billion project never would have made it through the state legislature – or attracted the Oakland Raiders – without the support of the gambling industry, according to experts and the legislative record.

“The industry has been instrumental in the project,” said Jeremy Aguero, an analyst who works for the Las Vegas Stadium Authority, the stadium’s landlord.

Read more: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/raiders/2017/05/03/raiders-stadium-las-vegas-has-deep-ties-gambling-industry/101210714/

05-05-2017, 08:11 AM
I'm sure it was really supported by the hotel industry. **wink**