Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis has ‘great’ visit to Las Vegas

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(KRON) What moves to Vegas may stay in Vegas. Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis and the Las Vegas Sands chairman Sheldon Adelson had what they call a “great” visit Friday discussing a potential stadium deal.

The billionaire owner of the Las Vegas Sands casino company wants to help build a professional-grade stadium at the UNLV campus and is meeting with the owner of the Oakland Raiders.

Sands spokesman Ron Reese said Thursday that the company envisions a public-private partnership to build a $1 billion domed stadium that could be shared by a professional team as well as UNLV.

UNLV recently purchased 42 acres near the urban campus and close to the Las Vegas Strip. The school has long discussed building a stadium closer to campus. The current one is seven miles away.

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