LAS VEGAS – The soon-to-be Las Vegas Raiders are scheduled to open their new stadium on the Las Vegas Strip prior to the beginning of the 2020 NFL season. Construction of the $1.8 billion stadium, named Allegiant Stadium, began in September of 2017 and is scheduled to cover 62 acres and hold a capacity of 65,000 for football games. The stadium will serve as the home for both the Raiders and the UNLV Rebels football program. It will also host the annual Las Vegas Bowl.