Mar 8, 2013 / 1:59 pm
David Braley is putting his money back into the Grey Cup.
The BC Lions owner will pick up the tab for the 2014 Grey Cup in Vancouver after his club was awarded the right to put on the championship game at BC Place.
It will mark the second time in four years that BC Place Stadium will host the annual football classic.
"We have everything in the books, the business plan, the game plan," said Braley, also a Canadian senator, after a news conference at BC Place on Friday.
"All we need is the starting point and (to) make adjustments."
Teams that want to host the Grey Cup pay a rights fee to the league to host the game. The host is responsible for all expenses and receives the net profit.
Braley, who also owns the Toronto Argonauts, has purchased the rights to a number of Grey Cups, including the 2011 contest in Vancouver that the Lions won over Winnipeg and the 2012 affair in which the hosts also prevailed, over the Calgary Stampeders.
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