Vegas Stadium Authority Signs A Lease With The Oakland Raiders

Mar 28, 2018, 12:00 AM | Updated: Jan 4, 2019, 11:25 am
LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 27: Oakland Raiders fans Tony Maldonado (L) and his son Nick Maldonado, both ...
(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 27: Oakland Raiders fans Tony Maldonado (L) and his son Nick Maldonado, both of Nevada, pose in front of a fire engine emblazoned with Raiders logos near the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign after National Football League owners voted 31-1 to approve the team's application to relocate to Las Vegas during their annual meeting on March 27, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Raiders are expected to begin play no later than 2020 in a planned 65,000-seat domed stadium to be built in Las Vegas at a cost of about USD 1.9 billion. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The Oakland Raiders are one step closer to their move to Las Vegas.

The Washington Post reports that the Las Vegas Stadium Authority has signed the final documents needed top build the Raiders $1.8 billion, 65,000-seat stadium.

Both Team President Marc Badain and authority chairman Steve Hill signed the lease on Wednesday, to which Hill responded “Let’s build a stadium.”

The new stadium is slated to be completed by Aug. 1, 2020. Watch video footage from the signing below.

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