Strip Arena Plan Wins Key Zone Change

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A former UNLV and National Basketball Association player's bid to build a more than $1.3 billion sports arena and resort on the Las Vegas Strip has cleared a key regulatory hurdle.

Clark County Commission members approved a zone change Wednesday, but still plan a hearing about possible traffic snarls that could result from the 22,000-seat All Net Resort & Arena backed by businessman Jackie Robinson.

The site on Las Vegas Boulevard just south of Sahara Avenue is a 27 acres. It once had a waterpark.

Robinson says he won't use public funding.

He plans to host concerts, motor sports, fights and shows at a venue surrounded by a nightclub, restaurant and retail plaza.

Robinson says he's been talking with NBA officials about drawing a professional franchise to Las Vegas.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 270384481 - kolotv.com/a?a=270384481