Sheldon Adelson withdrew a $650 million dedication to help develop a stadium in Las Vegas for the Oakland Raiders after becoming frustrated aided by the team’s overreaching needs and mixed signals towards 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 free on line pokies paper owned by his employer, Adelson, that the straw that is final as soon as 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 associated with Adelsons 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 stated. ‘Had they told anybody in advance they were planning to dump that document, even when they had told us, ‘We don’t want you in the deal anymore,’ if they had shown anyone which has been involved in this process at all that document, we could have said, ‘What in the hell are you thinking?”
Four days after the meeting with the authority, on January 30th, Adelson pulled th