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Raiders to hold NFL draft event at Las Vegas welcome sign

The Raiders’ first footsteps in Las Vegas will apparently be on April 29.

The team will reportedly hold an NFL draft event at the iconic “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign near The Strip, rather than having an event in the East Bay.

The #Raiders will announce their day three draft picks in front of the "Welcome To Las Vegas" sign.

— Just Blog Baby (@JustBlogBaby) April 21, 2017

Raiders president Marc Badain announced the event Thursday at the Las Vegas Stadium Authority meeting. Clark County Commission chairman Steve Sisolak confirmed it on Twitter.