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Las Vegas has a new plan to build an NFL stadium, and the Raiders are mad about it

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The public committee exploring the possibility of an NFL stadium in Las Vegas suddenly seems uncomfortable with a $750 million subsidy for the billionaires who want it.

Casino magnate wants Las Vegas to spend $750 million on sports stadium. Billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who spends a considerable amount of his own money funding candidates who oppose taxes, wants Las Vegas to ante up the biggest subsidy in professional football history to lure the Oakland Raiders to the gambling mecca.

An alternative plan that brought the public contribution down to $550 million was presented Thursday. It made the Raiders mad, and those in support of the massive $750 million taxpayer subsidy argued that the last-minute audible could risk the support they've built from the NFL. The new proposal pushes the private contribution to $900 million, including $500 million from the Raiders.

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