Atlanta to host Super Bowl LIII

Atlanta to host Super Bowl LIII

ATLANTA, GA (WALB) - The NFL has announced that Atlanta has won the right to host Super Bowl LIII (53) which would take place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in 2019.

That venue, still under construction, will replace the Georgia Dome upon its completion.

A 75 percent favorable vote or 24 total votes is needed for a city to win the bid.

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