An exterior view of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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The National Football League selected New Orleans to host the Super Bowl LVIII city in 2024, giving the city the event in 2025 instead.
When the league decided to add a 17th game to its regular season, it postponed Super Bowl LVIII a week, bringing it into conflict with the Mardi Gras event in New Orleans.
NFL owners will decide on a plan for the 2024 site next year, the league told CNBC via email on Wednesday.
"At the time of tendering, the league and the host city have agreed to work together to bring New Orleans the next available Super Bowl in the event that it moves to a 17-game season under the new CBA be in effect during the 2023 season, "an NFL spokesman told CNBC.
The Super Bowl event in 2025 is the eighth time that the event will be held in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome of the Saints.
Crews test architectural light strips and exterior signs as construction continues at Allegiant Stadium, the future Las Vegas Raiders glass dome home, on April 23, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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For 2024, the Las Vegas Raiders' Allegiant Stadium seems to be a perfect fit. The new $ 2 billion stadium in Las Vegas, fueled with $ 750 million from a hotel tax hike, opened this season as the city welcomed the Oakland Raiders.
The Las Vegas selection would help make up for the missing 2020 NFL draft, which was scheduled in Las Vegas in April but was canceled due to Covid-19. Allegiant Stadium was also ready to host the 2021 Pro Bowl, which the league canceled on Wednesday due to the pandemic.
"We anticipate interest from Las Vegas and other cities across the country in hosting America's most popular event," the spokesman said when asked about speculation about the Super Bowl in Las Vegas.
The 2021 Super Bowl will take place at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on February 7, followed by SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles in 2022 and the home of the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium in 2023.