Raiders' value eclipses $3 billion early in Vegas tenure

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Since talk of relocating to Las Vegan began in 2016, the value of the Las Vegas Raiders has soared and now eclipses the $3 billion mark, according to Forbes magazine.

For the second straight year, the Raiders stand as the 12th most valuable franchise in Forbes’ annual NFL team rankings. The team has seen its value skyrocket to $3.1 billion this year, up from $1.4 billion in 2015 when it ranked 31st out of 32 NFL teams.

The Raiders’ value steadily increased after the relocation talks emerged, going from $2.1 billion in 2016 to $2.4 billion in 2017 and 2018, then $2.9 billion last year.


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