In one month, Super Bowl LVIII will be held in Las Vegas inside a magnificent dome-shaped stadium Allegiant Stadium. The Pittsburgh native and seasoned Vegas oddsman is astounded by the news. However, this is quite the contrary to the league commissioner, Roger Goodell’s opinion who strongly feels it is the need of the hour.
As stated by Dave Sharapan, this matter has been a continuous progression for the past ten years and should not disadvantage anyone. It was destined to occur.
Some individuals expressed varying opinions, including Chris Andrews, the director of the South Point Sportsbook. Andrews considers the concept to be abhorrent and acknowledges that money plays a significant role in this matter.
In late 2014, Napoleon McCallum, a former Navy and Raiders tailback, and Bo Bernard, the president of UNLV, engaged in a conversation with Mark Davis, the proprietor of the Raiders. Then, in 2015, a clandestine gathering of Las Vegas officials and legislators was convened to discuss potential avenues of funding, during which they agreed to contribute $750 million to the construction of a stadium. The votes of NFL owners were in support of permitting the Raiders to relocate and return to Las Vegas.
In the year 2020, Allegiant Stadium was inaugurated at an expenditure of $2 billion. Subsequently, the Super Bowl materialized. Michael Gaughan maintained a relatively silent stance on the subject, although he appeared to have a predilection for the Super Bowl.
In Las Vegas, prominent events such as consumer electronics exhibitions and collegiate football competitions are becoming more prevalent. Furthermore, the NCAA competition and prime league baseball games must be attended. The F1 entered the queue. The NBA is approaching shortly. Nevertheless, it is indisputable that the Super Bowl will generate revenue.
Thompson provided coverage of the Mint 400 off-road race in 1971. From his perspective, the task was challenging yet enjoyable. Thompson’s performance during the Super Bowl XXII event was to the dismay of all in attendance. At the age of 67, he laid down his life by committing suicide. It was a best-seller when he published Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, a two-part book, 53 years ago. Now that football has established itself in Las Vegas, he would have been an ideal candidate for covering the NFL if he were still alive.