Raiders Were ‚Picking Adelson’s Pocket‘ Through Stadium Deal, Says Spokesman

Raiders Were ‚Picking Adelson’s Pocket‘ Through Stadium Deal, Says Spokesman

Sheldon Adelson withdrew a $650 million commitment to help create a arena in Las Vegas for the Oakland Raiders after becoming frustrated aided by the team’s overreaching demands and signals that are mixed him during negotiations.

Mark Davis and Sheldon Adelson, pictured here in happier times, are no more working together in the $1.9 billion ‚Las Vegas Raiders‘ stadium project. Adelson spokesman Andy Abboud had some harsh terms for the Raiders this week.

This is according to Andy Abboud, vice president of government relations and community affairs for LVS.

Abboud told the nevada Review-Journal, a newspaper owned by his boss, Adelson, that the final straw came if the Raiders took a proposed stadium lease agreement to the nevada Stadium authority without informing the Adelsons.

No mention was made by the lease for the Adelsons as being a partner, a turn of occasions Abboud describes as ’stunning.‘

‚I’m still racking your brains on exactly what the hell they were thinking,‘ Abboud said. ‚Had they told anyone beforehand in the offer anymore,‘ should they had shown anybody that is been involved with this process at all that document, we would have said, ‚What into the hell have you been thinking? that they were going to dump that document, even if they had told us, ‚We don’t desire you“

Commitment Issues

Four days after the meeting with the authority, on January 30th, Adelson pulled his commitment, ma „Raiders Were ‚Picking Adelson’s Pocket‘ Through Stadium Deal, Says Spokesman“ weiterlesen