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Clark County commissioners approve $750M in public funds for Raiders stadium

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A rendering of the Las Vegas Raiders' stadium. A rendering of the Las Vegas Raiders' stadium.
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Clark County commissioners approved $750 million in public money to help build the stadium for the Raiders Tuesday. 

Commissioners approved to issue the bonds in a 6-1 vote. 

The NFL previously approved financing for the stadium. 

The cost of the entire stadium is estimated at $1.8 billion. It will have 65,000 seats and also become the home of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas football team. 

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Stadium construction is on scheduled and expected to be completed by summer 2020. 

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