Sheldon Adelson withdrew a $650 million commitment to help develop a arena in Las Vegas for the Oakland Raiders after becoming frustrated aided by the team’s overreaching demands and signals that are mixed 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 according to Andy Abboud, vice president of federal government relations and community affairs for LVS.
Abboud told the Las vegas, nevada Review-Journal, a magazine owned by his employer, Adelson, that the final straw came as soon as the Raiders took a proposed stadium rent contract to the nevada Stadium authority without informing the Adelsons.
No mention was made by the lease of the Adelsons being a partner, a turn of occasions Abboud describes as ‘stunning.’
‘I’m still trying to puzzle out what the hell they were thinking,’ Abboud said. ‘Had they told anybody ahead of time that they were likely to dump that document, even when they had told us, ‘We don’t want you in the deal anymore,’ if they had shown anyone that’s been involved in this process at all that document, we could have said, ‘What in the hell are you thinking?”
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