Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis said Thursday that he wants to move the franchise to Las Vegas to play in a proposed $1.3-billion domed stadium.
Davis made the comments during a meeting of the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.
“We want to turn the silver state into the silver and black state,” he told the 11-member group.
Davis said the Raiders would contribute $500 million toward the project backed by billionaire Sheldon Adelson if public financing is approved.
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