Oakland Raiders Mark Davis is meeting with a casino mogul to discuss a potential stadium off the Las Vegas strip.
Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis is slated to meet with casino mogul Sheldon Adelson to discuss the potential relocation of the franchise to Las Vegas, according to published reports.
Weeks after the Raiders lost their bid to move back to Los Angeles, Davis was invited to meet with Adelson, The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Friday. Adelson, the chairman and CEO of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, and Davis are expected to discuss a proposed $1 billon-plus domed stadium just off the Las Vegas Strip.
“The whole concept of the stadium, everything we have looked at, is under the assumption that there is no NFL team,” Andy Abboud, senior vice president of government relations and community development for Las Vegas Sands, told The Review-Journal. “We feel this project will go forward without an NFL team, because there isn’t one right now. But we are talking to NFL teams to see if they would be interested. This is first and foremost about the…