Best New Resident

Bill Foley

Hockey Vision Las Vegas Announces NHL Season Ticket DriveWhen financier Bill Foley decided he was going to put a piece of his reported $600 million fortune behind bringing an NHL expansion team to Las Vegas, he uprooted himself from Jacksonville, Florida, and bought a home in Summerlin. Now that’s commitment. And even while detractors recite the usual clichés to explain why we shouldn’t get a team—the population base is too small; the culture too transient—Foley hasn’t wavered in his belief that Las Vegas is a major American city ready to support a major professional sports franchise. If he succeeds in landing that NHL club—and all indications are good—Foley is sure to be celebrated and adopted as a born-and-raised Silver Stater.

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