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Will the NFL bet on the Raiders in Las Vegas?

Will the NFL bet on the Raiders in Las Vegas?

In answering whether the NFL would allow betting in Las Vegas should the Oakland Raiders relocate here, the director of the largest sports book operation on the Strip may have created the town's new catchphrase.

"You come to Vegas, you take Vegas the way Vegas is," said MGM Resorts' Jay Rood, who sets the betting lines at some of its best-known properties, including MGM Grand, Mirage, Mandalay Bay and New York/New York.

Raiders owner Mark Davis has expressed interest in the move and would come armed with $500 million for a new $1-billion-plus stadium, with a promised $150 million from Sands Corp.'s Sheldon Adelson. A $750-million tourism tax could be approved by...

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