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Lions Building $1.5-2M Premium Club Next To Players' Tunnel In Conjunction With MGM Grand

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 27 / 15

The Lions yesterday announced a new partnership with MGM Grand Detroit and an almost $2M renovation to Ford Field that "will give some fans an up-close view of players entering and exiting the locker room," according to Dave Birkett of the DETROIT FREE PRESS. Dubbed the "Tunnel Club," the Lions...

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