The Arena League accepts their seventh team, this one in the Sin City of Las Vegas. The team will be known as the Las Vegas Bandits.

The Bandits will be ran by the ownership group of the San Diego Diablos of the Spring Football League.  The team will play all their home games at the Grand Garden Arena inside of the MGM Grand, a 17,000-seat arena, the former home of the Las Vegas Sting of the Arena Football League.

The Arena League is set to be the premiere arena league around the world. The inaugural season will begin directly after the SFL Championship in August with 8 teams around the United States and Mexico.