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NFL owners expected to vote on Oakland Raiders move today

Posted at 6:15 AM, Mar 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-27 19:16:46-04

Monday could be a very big day for Las Vegas. NFL owners are meeting in Phoenix and could be voting on whether or not the Oakland Raiders football team will move to Las Vegas.

The Raiders need 24 of the 32 owners to approve the move before it can become a reality.

The vote is coming months after a variety of stumbling blocks for a proposed NFL stadium, which would be necessary for the move, in Las Vegas.

The biggest of those was the pull out of casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and Goldman Sachs, who had agreed to finance the stadium.

However, Bank of America stepped up and has agreed to contribute $650 million towards the cost of the stadium.

The meeting is taking place at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona.

County commissioner Steve Sisolak says the vote will happen on Monday.

13 Action News is in Phoenix and will be updating this story throughout the day. Also visit our Facebook page for live streams of the important moments.