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Nevada took a step closer to becoming the home of Raider Nation on Friday, with state lawmakers narrowly approving a hotel tax increase that would put $750 million in public money toward an NFL stadium partly funded by billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson. Raiders owner Mark Davis thanked the legislature in a statement. The matter is expected to be addressed at next week's fall owners meetings, but there will not be any votes. The Raiders cannot apply for relocation until Jan. 15. Still, proponents who envision Raiders games in Sin City by 2020 have a persuasive bargaining chip.