Sheldon Adelson withdrew a $650 million commitment to help develop a arena in Las Vegas for the Oakland Raiders after becoming frustrated with the team’s overreaching needs and signals that are mixed him during negotiations.
Mark Davis and Sheldon Adelson, pictured here in happier times, are no longer working together on the $1.9 billion ‘Las Vegas Raiders’ stadium project. Adelson spokesman Andy Abboud had some words that are harsh 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 magazine owned by his employer, Adelson, that the final straw arrived when the Raiders took a proposed arena lease agreement to the Las Vegas Stadium authority without informing the Adelsons.
No mention was made by the lease of the Adelsons as a partner, a turn of occasions Abboud describes as ‘stunning.’
‘I’m still trying to figure out exactly what the hell they certainly were thinking,’ Abboud said. ‘Had they told anybody in advance in the deal anymore,’ should they had shown anyone that is been tangled up in this procedure at all that document, we would have stated, ‘What in the hell are you currently thinking? that they were going to dump that document, even if that they had told us, ‘We do not want you »
Four days after the meeting with the authority, on January 30th, Adel (suite…)