Raiders Move to Las Vegas in Doubt

The Oakland Raiders experienced two setbacks this week that may halt the team’s planned move to Las Vegas.  On Monday, Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson backed out of the $650 million investment he pledged during last year’s lobbying effort.

This was a shock to those following the Raiders-to-Vegas saga because Adelson was the most influential person behind the proposal.  His efforts created the Nevada legislative special session in 2016 that created the new tax for the stadium. Adelson’s campaign donations and other influence convinced more th