Sheldon Adelson withdrew a $650 million commitment to help create a stadium in Las Vegas for the Oakland Raiders after becoming frustrated utilizing the team’s overreaching demands and mixed signals towards him during negotiations.
Mark Davis and Sheldon Adelson, pictured here in happier times, are not any longer working together regarding 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 in accordance with Andy Abboud, vice president of government relations and community affairs for LVS.
Abboud told the Las Vegas Review-Journal, a newsprint owned by his employer, Adelson, that the final straw came once the Raiders took a proposed stadium lease contract to the Las Vegas Stadium authority without informing the Adelsons.
No mention was made by the lease of the Adelsons as being a partner, a turn of events Abboud describes as ‘stunning.’
‘I’m still trying to figure out just what the hell these were thinking,’ Abboud stated. ‘Had they told anyone in advance in the deal anymore,’ if they had shown anybody that is been taking part in this method at all that document, we would have stated, ‘What within the hell are you thinking? that they were going to dump that document, even if they had told us, ‘We do not want you”
Four days after the ending up in the authority, on January 30th, Adelson (suite…)