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Could the Super Bowl come to Las Vegas?

Posted at 5:43 AM, Sep 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-14 08:43:50-04

The Las Vegas Stadium is still very much under construction but there's already talk of the Super Bowl coming to Las Vegas.

The Southern Nevada Sporting Event Committee met on Thursday to discuss that possibility.

The National Football leagure requires hot cities to have hotel room equal to 35 percent of the stadium capacity. Las Vegas easily clears that hurdle with an average of two rooms per potential fan. The NLF also requires stadiums to have modern amenities, an indoor venue if temperatures fall below 50 degrees, and seating for 70,0000 fans.

Renderings for Las Vegas Stadium shows that it will be able to hold 65,000 but committee member Steve Hill says that the ability to host a Super Bowl at the new stadium was a consideration from the start.

Hill says he thinks Las Vegas has a real good shot at getting a Super Bowl in the future but Super Bowls have been planned in other cities through 2024. So, the first opportunity would be 2025.