Sheldon Adelson withdrew a $650 million dedication to help create a stadium in Las Vegas for the Oakland Raiders after becoming frustrated with all the team’s overreaching demands and signals that are mixed him during negotiations.
Mark Davis and Sheldon Adelson, pictured here in happier times, are not working together regarding the $1.9 billion ‘Las Vegas Raiders’ stadium project. Adelson spokesman Andy Abboud had some harsh words for the Raiders this week.
This is based on Andy Abboud, vice president of federal government relations and community affairs for LVS.
Abboud told the Las Vegas Review-Journal, a paper owned by his employer, Adelson, that the straw that is final if the Raiders took a proposed stadium rent agreement to the nevada Stadium authority without informing the Adelsons.
The lease made no mention of the Adelsons as a partner, a turn of activities Abboud describes as ‘stunning.’
‘I’m still trying to puzzle out what the hell they certainly were thinking,’ Abboud stated. ‘Had they told anyone in advance that they were going to dump that document, even if they had told us, ‘We don’t want you in the deal anymore,’ if they had shown anyone that has been involved in this procedure at all that document, we would have said, ‘What in the hell are you currently thinking?”
Four days after the meeting with the authority, on 30th, Adelson pulled his commitment, leaving the pro