Raiders Stadium is shaping up to host Super Bowl LVIII

According to sources, Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas will be announced as the venue for the match in 2024.

HENDERSON – It is expected that the Allegiant stadium, House of Las vegas raiders, be announced as campus of Super Bowl LVIII at 2024 at NFL owners meetings Wednesday in Dalllas, sources confirmed to ESPN.two

Both the NFL and the Raiders They declined to comment. Selection of Las Vegas What campus, which depends on the final approval of the league owners, was first reported by Las Vegas Review-Journal.

It is expected that a commemoration of the official announcement will take place using the lights of Las vegas strip at dusk on Wednesday.

The Raiders moved to southern Nevada from Oakland in 2020 to play at the Allegiant stadium, whose construction cost 2,000 million dollars, with the expectation that the property with capacity for 65,000 fans could host futures Super bowls.

While the venues of Super bowl have a minimum capacity for 70,000 fans, more seating or standing places may be added in the area under the Al Davis Torch, as well as at the Wynn Field Club on the other side of the north end zone.

The Raiders They play their matches on natural grass, which enters the stadium on a mobile platform. However, UNLV plays on an artificial court that effectively reduces the playing surface, which could provide the addition of a lower section of seating. It’s also possible that the NFL could change the rule requiring 70,000 spots for the Super bowl.

The next two Super bowls are scheduled to be played at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, on February 13, 2022 and at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on February 12, 2023, before arriving in Las Vegas, giving the game three venues consecutive in the west of the country.

The Super Bowl LVIII It was originally headed to the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans before a scheduling conflict required the plan to be pushed back a year, to 2025.

This is a great turn of events for the mecca of the game, which in years past could not have commercials of the city as a tourist destination during the broadcast of the Super bowl. That policy has been relaxed with the league’s change of view on the legalization of gambling and with the move of the Raiders to Las Vegas, a move that took three years to complete.

Las Vegas It will also host the Pro Bowl on February 6, 2022 and the NFL draft on April 28-30. The draft was originally going to take place in the Allegiant stadium in 2020 before the pandemic forced the ceremony to take place virtually.