Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 | 11:45 a.m.
The first time of Raiders football in Las Vegas will be performed with no lovers at Allegiant Stadium because of the coronavirus pandemic, group proprietor Mark Davis introduced now in a letter to time ticket holders.
Most of the NFL’s other teams are building a identical get in touch with, as professional sporting activities has emerged from virus-linked closures to competitions in vacant stadiums.
“There is nothing at all additional important to the Raider corporation than the overall health and safety of our players, coaches, workers, stadium workers, and lovers,” the letter reads. “… This selection is based on our commitment to shield the overall health of our lovers and the full group in reaction to the coronavirus pandemic affecting us all.”
The Raiders ruled out taking part in at a lowered potential because it wouldn’t be truthful to personalized seat license holders “given the challenges and probable inequities involved with analyzing who can and can not go to specific online games if the stadium were being to work at a lowered potential.”
Period ticket holders can get a total refund for the 2020 time or apply payments to 2021. They are requested to e mail the franchise with issues at [email protected].
“While the present predicament is not how any of us envisioned celebrating the opening of Allegiant Stadium, when conditions permit we glimpse ahead to sharing an unparalleled GameDay Experience in the Wonderful Stadium you aided to make,” the letter reported.
The Raiders host the Saints on Sept. 21 on Monday Evening Football for its maiden sport at Allegiant. Previous week, the prepared first function of the stadium — a Garth Brooks live performance on Aug. 22 — was rescheduled to Feb. 27.
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