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It's official. The Oakland Raiders filled out the paperwork to move to Las Vegas.

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The NFL Raiders have filed the necessary paperwork to relocate from Oakland to Las Vegas, the league announced on Thursday. 

"The application will be reviewed in the coming weeks by league staff and the Stadium and Finance Committees. The relocation of a franchise requires the affirmative vote of three-quarters of the NFL clubs," the statement read.

They had until Feb. 15 to file the paperwork.

Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak is part of an 11-member panel that was appointed by Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval to review plans for a proposed stadium, according to the Associated Press.

The proposed 65,000-seat domed stadium will cost nearly two billion dollars.

"I am happy to see the process moving forward, and greatly appreciate the commitment of the Raiders and work of the Adelson family to the hope of making Las Vegas the home of the Raiders," Sisolak said.

Here's what the new stadium may look like.

If their relocation is approved, the team won't be able to move to the new stadium until 2020. 

The question that remains, however, is whether the team will change its name to the Las Vegas Raiders.


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