Make UNLV Now happen
If the goal is to bring tourists to Southern Nevada, this stadium fits the bill
28 January 2013
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s mission is to put heads in beds. It therefore should become an industry advocate for the proposed $800 million, 60,000-seat UNLV Now stadium — and direct room-tax money toward it. Many critics have whined about dedicating so much money and seating to one of the weakest college football programs in the country. But they’re not seeing the big picture. Officials say the stadium would host other large-scale events that don’t fit in existing Las Vegas venues. It is being marketed as an “indoor mega-event center.” The building would sit on the UNLV campus, ...
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