The Next Big Thing?

603.4: Annual economic benefit (in millions) projected to be generated by the UNLV Now mega-event center, according to a presentation at the January 11 Nevada Board of Regents meeting.

60,000: Maximum seating capacity—not including VIP/club seating and suites—at the domed event center, which could be configured to accommodate as few as 25,000 spectators.

15: Number of new events the project hopes to initially attract, including a second college football bowl game, professional soccer, stadium concerts and music festivals.

100: Length (in yards) of a state-of-the-art video board, which would be the largest in the country.

2017: Projected year the event center would open.

0: Number of minutes spent discussing total costs for UNLV Now during an hourlong presentation (financing details are to be revealed at an upcoming working session with the Board of Regents).