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US – Virginia Lottery receives 25 applications for sports betting permits

The Virginia Lottery is reviewing 25 applications for mobile sports betting permits submitted during the initial 15-31 October application period. The names of specific applicants will not be publicly released or acknowledged. By law, the Lottery must issue at least four and no more than 12 permits to qualified applicants. According to the statute enacted…

US – Danville votes in favour of Caesars’ Horseshoe-branded casino coming to town

The citizens of Danville in Virginia overwhelmingly voted in favour of the proposed Caesars Virginia casino development, passing the casino referendum on November 3 2020 with 69 per cent of the vote. It was one of our referendums held in Virginia with residents in Bristol, Norfolk and Portsmouth also voting yes to commercial casinos being…

US – Caesars launches Caesars For Danville referendum campaign

Caesars Entertainment has launched the “Caesars For Danville” referendum campaign and committee, marking another step forward in the development of Caesars Virginia, a proposed $400 million premier resort and casino to open in 2023. Danville voters will have the opportunity to vote yes and bring 900 construction jobs, 1,300 operational jobs and over $34m annually…

US – Danville wants Caesars to build a $400m casino

The City of Danville in Virginia has confirmed it wants Caesars Entertainment to open a casino in the city if residents agree that they want a casino in their neighbourhood in a November referendum. Virginia lawmakers approved casino legislation in April with casinos to be introduced in five cities; Bristol, Danville, Richmond, Portsmouth and Norfolk….

US – Virginia edges closer to casinos with new tiered tax structure heading to State Senate

New laws that would allow casinos to be built in Portsmouth, Norfolk, Richmond, Danville, and Bristol, pending voter referendums in each city will go before the full Virginia State Senate for the first time. Major changes made to the bill’s tax structuring will see a 27 per cent tax on the first $150m in casino…

US – Haven Gaming approved to develop Danville casino in Illinois

The Danville City Council has approved a casino proposal submitted by Haven Gaming to develop a $118m casino in Danville, Illinois. The city council voted 12-0, unanimously approving Haven Gaming’s proposal, which aims to attract customers from Urbana and Champaign, Illinois, as well as Indiana and Wisconsin. Illinois local, Haven member and gaming attorney Scott…