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US – Outgoing Attorney General executes appeal for out-of-state casino and gaming interests in Virginia

Bill Stanley, Anthony F. “Tony” Troy, Dean Rod Smolla, Ryan T. McDougle and Jason Hicks, attorneys for Virginia business owner and NASCAR legend Hermie Sadler, have responded to the Supreme Court of Virginia’s refusal to hear outgoing Attorney General Mark Herring’s appeal of the Greensville Circuit Court’s preliminary injunction restoring the operation of skills games in hundreds of Virginia’s small businesses. The Supreme Court received not only an appeal Petition…

US – Virginia sportsbooks post record win from $400m in November betting

Virginia sportsbooks posted their most lucrative month yet as revenue in November surged to nearly $50 million on more than $400m in wagers, producing a record month of tax revenue for the state. Virginia has now posted three consecutive months of record revenue. “When football and basketball seasons converge, as they did in November, the inventory of games creates a…

US – Hard Rock kicks off construction plans for its temporary casino in Bristol

Hard Rock International has announced construction plans are underway for its temporary casino in Bristol, Virginia. The development of the temporary casino strengthens Hard Rock’s presence and commitment to Bristol, marking the brand’s first major milestone in the city. “We’ve introduced the Hard Rock experience to a number of cities this year, and our presence in Bristol, Virginia,…

US – Rivers Casino Portsmouth breaks ground on Victory Boulevard

Rivers Casino Portsmouth, developed and operated by Rush Street Gaming, has hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to officially launch the construction of the new gaming and entertainment complex planned for Victory Boulevard. This $300m plus project will feature a casino, BetRivers Sportsbook, premier restaurants, a live entertainment lounge, hotel, and event center. Rivers Casino Portsmouth will…

US – Virginia sportsbooks deliver record numbers in October

Virginia’s sports betting volume skyrocketed to a state record in October with five weekends of football catapulting wagering to more than $427m. The record month, which was also boosted by the opening of the NBA season and baseball’s postseason, officially made Virginia the quickest state in US history to reach $2bn in lifetime wagers, according…

US – PointsBet awarded sports betting supplier license in Virginia

PointsBet Holdings Limited has announced that through an exclusive partnership agreement with Colonial Downs Group, and subsequent joint application for licensure, its wholly-owned subsidiary PointsBet Virginia LLC has been awarded a temporary supplier license by the Virginia Lottery to offer online sports wagering in Virginia “Being awarded the opportunity to offer PointsBet’s market-leading speed and…

US – Virginia sportsbooks handle nearly $300m in September

Virginia bettors took advantage of their first opportunity to legally bet on regular season football by pouring in nearly $300m in wagers into Virginia’s sportsbooks in September, falling just short of the state record. In doing so, sportsbooks took in more gross gaming revenue than ever before, as the commonwealth neared the record for quickest state in US history…

US – Virginia’s sportsbooks bounce back before football season

Virginia’s sportsbooks bounced back with more than $180m in wagering in August, a modest surge after July’s low. The gains in August were made in part because Virginians were offered their first opportunity to bet on early season football, offering a limited sample of what will likely be record-breaking months ahead for the commonwealth’s fledgling…

US – Virginia’s sports betting at its lowest ever level

Virginia’s sports betting volume slumped in July to the lowest level since sportsbooks first launched, echoing a trend that has affected every major market in the US But the seasonal decline in wagering will be short-lived as causal bettors return home from summer vacations and turn their attention to football. “July brings a relatively light…