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Old 07-31-2013, 11:15 AM   #1
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Interesting article on Tom Benson deal with LA...

"After investing a fortune in the Big Easy, New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson became known as the billionaire betting on a struggling state. Now the richest man in Louisiana — worth $1.2 billion — Benson is set to rake in an estimated $392 million from state subsidies through 2025."

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Billionaire Saints Owner Tom Benson To Score $400 Million Revenue Boost From Agreement With State - Forbes
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Good for Tom, good for Louisiana.
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He has been good for the city, the state & the team.
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$392 in the next 10 years. How much money does a Superbowl bring in to the city?
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Somebodys got to pay for Beyonces electricity bill when she cut all the power in the dome
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Good old Tom.
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Re: Interesting article on Tom Benson deal with LA...

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$392 in the next 10 years. How much money does a Superbowl bring in to the city?
The estimate is about $150M is made by the host city of the Super Bowl.

NO has had 2 in the last 10 years and 4 in 20.... 10 total. Then there is the NFC Championship of 2009 any other playoff games and 8 regular season games a year.

The State and Benson make money off of the Saints investment.
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