The National Football League was planning on holding the 2020 Draft on the Las Vegas Strip, however the COVID-19 pandemic compelled the league to chop ties with that concept.
In 2022, nevertheless, the league will revive the 2020 proposal and produce the draft again to Las Vegas Boulevard. It will maintain the 2022 NFL Draft April 28-30 on the Strip.
The preliminary plan for what ended up being a digital draft was to carry the precise draft on the water on the Fountains of Bellagio. The league would shuttle gamers to the floating stage by a ship and there can be interactive experiences scattered all through different on line casino properties. The occasion was anticipated to deliver 400,000 folks to town.
But the 2022 festivities nonetheless lack element.
According to a report from CBS Sports, members of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority had been at this yr’s draft in Cleveland to take notes on the way it was run. The LVCVA will incorporate concepts from each the 2020 and 2021 NFL Draft.
The 2022 Pro Bowl may also happen in Las Vegas at Allegiant Stadium, house of the Las Vegas Raiders. Although the franchise performed its first season in Sin City final yr, followers weren’t permitted on the stadium as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. The upcoming season will seemingly be the primary yr that the group performs house video games in entrance of followers because the transfer from Oakland.