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Danville Casino sees slight drop in revenues in January

Danville Casino's monthly revenues decreased by more than $2 million in January from the previous month, according to the latest figures released Thursday by the Virginia Lottery. The casino took in a total of about $17.2 million the first month of this year - about $2.5 million less than December's $19.74 million, according to figures. That $17.2…
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Danville Casino sees slight drop in revenues in January
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Bally's gets Gaming Board approval to open temporary casino

After years of planning, months of renovations and several days of monitored practice sessions, Bally's Chicago got the green light Friday from the Illinois Gaming Board to launch the city's long-sought first casino. Medinah Temple in River North opened this weekend, welcoming gamblers to try their luck at an ornate temporary facility that is…
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Bally's gets Gaming Board approval to open temporary casino
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Virginia Senate panel approves first batch of casino bills

As Virginia lawmakers continue to discuss the addition of new casinos in the state, Richmond appears to be out, Petersburg seems to be in and Northern Virginia looks like a question mark. A state Senate panel took action on an initial batch of gambling bills Wednesday, offering some early indicators of what policymakers might do on the topic this…
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Virginia Senate panel approves first batch of casino bills
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Bally's Chicago Casino Posts $7.6M In November Revenue

The Illinois Gaming Board reported Thursday that Bally's temporary casino in downtown Chicago generated $7.6 million in adjusted gross revenue in November, a figure that was practically flat compared to its first full month of wagering in October. Bally's separately pointed out its gross gaming revenue for November was $8.9 million, noting what it…
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Bally's Chicago Casino Posts $7.6M In November Revenue
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Illinois Gaming Board Renews Harrah's Joliet Casino License

The Illinois Gaming Board put a bow on a busy period of administrative casino gaming work Tuesday when it unanimously approved renewing the license for Harrah's Joliet through September 2027. The 4-0 vote came after officials from the casino, led by Senior Vice President Rachel Bartolini, made a presentation highlighting its achievements from the…
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Illinois Gaming Board Renews Harrah's Joliet Casino License
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Gaming proponents size up the odds of a northern Virginia casino

illy Schuerman / The Virginian-Pilot via AP A patron of The Rivers Casino in Portsmouth, Va., plays on one of the several varieties of games during the casino's grand opening, Jan. 23, 2023. With casinos popping up on Virginia's southern border, some lawmakers now want to explore whether wealthy northern Virginia should get in on the…
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Gaming proponents size up the odds of a northern Virginia casino
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Will 2024 Bring Norfolk Casino Construction Progress?

The Norfolk Architectural Review Board is scheduled to review the Pamunkey Indian Tribe's proposed HeadWaters Resort and Casino plans in early January, according to reports. The meeting could jumpstart long-awaited construction of the planned casino. Voters in Norfolk approved a casino referendum in November of 2020, yet construction has yet to…
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Will 2024 Bring Norfolk Casino Construction Progress?
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Rivers Casino Portsmouth opening delayed

Rivers Casino Portsmouth's grand opening has been delayed until Jan. 23, eight days after its initially scheduled opening planned for Jan. 15, the casino announced Tuesday. The casino wanted to allow for additional time to test and verify new gaming equipment, a spokesperson for the casino said in an email. "Providing a superior guest experience is…
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Rivers Casino Portsmouth plans Jan. 15 opening

Rivers Casino Portsmouth will open to the public Jan. 15 at 3 p.m., according to an announcement Monday. The $340 million venue, part of a planned entertainment district along Victory Boulevard off Interstate 264, will feature 1448 slot machines, 57 table games and 24 poker tables as well as 10 bars and restaurants and an event space. It also…
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Per cap numbers indicate faltering casino revenues

The December payment will come in 14.1% lower than the December 2022 distribution, with the combined June and December distributions for 2023 8.6% lower than in 2022. All tribal members receive these per capita payments as shareholders in the tribe's casino enterprise. They're not a perfect reflection of casino profits, as the number of…
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Danville Casino revenues continue to drop

Revenues at Danville Casino decreased again over the previous month, with the gaming establishment bringing in about $16.8 million during October, according to the most recent gaming activity report from the Virginia Lottery released Wednesday. That's more than $2 million less than the temporary facility saw in September, when it generated about…
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Danville Casino revenues continue to drop
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Casino Could Be Built Without Zoning Change: Fairfax County Executive

RESTON, VA - Questions raised about whether state and local laws would allow a casino to be built in Fairfax County, where it would fit best, what gaming is allowed and what government bodies must OK a plan were answered fully, or in part, Wednesday. Fairfax County Executive Bryan Hill responded Wednesday to questions posed by Hunter Mill District…
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Casino Could Be Built Without Zoning Change: Fairfax County Executive
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Bristol Casino Exceeds $215 Million In Adjusted Income

It was recently reported that Bristol Casino: The Future Home Of Hard Rock, exceeded over $215 million in adjusted gaming income last month, aka October, approximately 16 months after officially opening its doors. Adjusted gaming income for Virginia's first casino: The aforementioned temporary establishment in Bristol revealed that it…
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Bristol Casino Exceeds $215 Million In Adjusted Income
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Rivers Casino Portsmouth reports $20M in revenue in October, weakest month since opening

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Rivers Casino Portsmouth reported just over $20 million in revenue from October, according to the Virginia Lottery's monthly casino activity report. The $20039678 is the lowest monthly figure since the casino opened back in January 2023, but not that much lower than its peak of nearly $25 million from its first full month…
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Bristol Casino reports $12.7M gaming revenue for October

BRISTOL, Va. - The Bristol Casino, future home of Hard Rock surpassed more than $215 million in adjusted gaming revenue during October, some 16 months after opening. Virginia's first casino reported almost $12.7 million in adjusted gaming revenue during the month of October, nearly matching the $12.71 million reported in September, according to a…
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Pro-casino effort in Richmond, Virginia, concedes defeat in second referendum

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The developers of a proposed resort casino in Virginia's capital city conceded a loss Tuesday night in their second shot at winning voters' approval for the project. "We are proud to have run a community-centered campaign to create more opportunities for residents of this great city to rise into the middle class. We are…
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Pro-casino effort in Richmond, Virginia, concedes defeat in second referendum
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Virginia's capital city voting on whether to allow a casino

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Despite a high-dollar lobbying push, Richmond voters on Tuesday rejected for a second time a ballot measure that would have opened the door to a proposed casino resort in Virginia's capital city. Developers first tried in 2021, after the state Legislature paved the way for five casinos around the state if voters first gave…
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Virginia's capital city voting on whether to allow a casino
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Why is Richmond voting (again) on whether to allow a casino in the city

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Voters in Virginia's capital city are deciding Tuesday whether developers can move forward with a proposed $562 million resort casino along Interstate 95. A ballot measure on whether to allow the gambling and entertainment complex is before Richmond voters for a second time, after the city narrowly rejected the proposal two…
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Why is Richmond voting (again) on whether to allow a casino in the city
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Virginia’s capital city voting again on whether to allow a casino

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Voters in Virginia's capital city are deciding Tuesday whether developers can move forward with a proposed $562 million resort casino along Interstate 95. A ballot measure on whether to allow the gambling and entertainment complex is before Richmond voters for a second time, after the city narrowly rejected the proposal two…
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Virginia’s capital city voting again on whether to allow a casino
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Illinois Gaming Board approves permanent license for Golden Nugget Casino in Danville

The Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) has granted a permanent operator license to the Golden Nugget Casino in Danville. The permit was issued to Danville Development, LLC,which operates as Golden Nugget Danville. The license is valid for a four-year term, set to expire in October 2027, after which it must be renewed through the board. This decision,…
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Illinois Gaming Board Approves Permanent License for Danville Casino

The Illinois Gaming Board on Thursday (October 26, 2023) approved a new permanent license for the Golden Nugget Casino in Danville. Specifically, the Gaming Board issued new casino owners' licenses to Danville Development, LLC, doing business as Golden Nugget Danville, along with Walker's Bluff Casino Resort in Williamson County, and Bally's in…
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Illinois Gaming Board Approves Permanent License for Danville Casino
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Bally's Gets Extension To Operate Temporary Casino In Chicago

Bally's was granted a 12-month extension to conduct casino gaming at its temporary venue at Medinah Temple in Chicago by the Illinois Gaming Board on Tuesday, widening its timetable to open its permanent venue in the River West neighborhood to September 2026. The board's 3-0 vote followed a presentation by Bally's Vice President and General Manager…
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Bally's Gets Extension To Operate Temporary Casino In Chicago
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Gaming board approves Golden Nugget Danville Casino license

DANVILLE - Danville Golden Nugget Casino received its permanent license to operate on Thursday from the Illinois Gaming Board. The board voted 3-0 in favor of granting Danville Development LLC's owner's license for the Golden Nugget Danville Casino. One member was absent. The license is in effect for four years, expiring in October 2027, when it…
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Gaming board approves Golden Nugget Danville Casino license
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Virginia casinos see September revenues dip slightly

BRISTOL, Va. - The Bristol Casino reported more than $12.7 million in adjusted gross gaming revenue for September, slightly below its 2023 average of $13.4 million per month. The Virginia Lottery, which oversees casino and most of the state's other gaming activities, reported nearly $52 million for the month in total adjusted gaming revenue at…
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Danville Register & Bee

Danville Casino revenue dips slightly again in September, but still well ahead of Bristol

Gaming revenue for the Danville Casino dipped slightly again last month, but remained well above its counterpart in Bristol. The temporary facility brought in about $19.14 million in September, down from the $19.63 million posted in August. The Virginia Lottery released the figures Friday. The casino in Bristol - another temporary site with more…
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Danville Casino revenue dips slightly again in September, but still well ahead of Bristol
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Illinois gambling tax revenue grows to nearly $2 billion

SPRINGFIELD - As the saying goes, the house always wins. And as gambling continues to expand across Illinois, that saying increasingly extends to state government coffers as revenue from the lottery, casinos, video gaming, sports betting and horse racing grew more than 5% to $1.99 billion in the fiscal year that ended in June, according to a report…
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Illinois gambling tax revenue grows to nearly $2 billion
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On schedule: Caesars Virginia casino construction on target

Since breaking ground in August 2022, the Caesars Virginia casino resort project is still expected to be complete in late 2024. The hotel tower is being built, with work underway on the third floor, said Caesars Virginia General Manager Chris Albrecht. "There is also progress on the casino basement including back-of-house areas and the loading…
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On schedule: Caesars Virginia casino construction on target
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Breaking down Richmond’s (second) casino referendum

Outside of the early voting site at Hickory Hill Community Center, a food truck's generator buzzed as a worker hands out food. More buzz came from campaigners promoting support for the casino referendum on the ballot. "Vote jobs and revenue, revenue! Vote jobs and revenue!" sang two women as they directed people toward the polls or the food truck,…
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Breaking down Richmond’s (second) casino referendum
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Gambling taxes generated record $1.99 billion for Illinois last year, but can it last?

The expanding array of wagering opportunities in Illinois created the state's largest windfall to date from gambling-related taxes during the last fiscal year. The Illinois legislature's Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability's recently released annual "Wagering in Illinois" report shows the state's gambling taxes from lottery…
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Gambling taxes generated record $1.99 billion for Illinois last year, but can it last?
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Southern Illinois casino opens

Gov. JB Pritzker joined hundreds of people from across southern Illinois Aug. 25 to celebrate the opening of the state's 14th casino on a rural estate just outside of Carterville, near Carbondale. The Walker's Bluff Casino Resort is the fourth casino to open in recent years that was authorized by a 2019 gambling expansion law that was a centerpiece…
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Bristol Casino reports $13.9M in August revenue

BRISTOL - The Bristol Casino, Future Home of Hard Rock, reported its second highest grossing month of 2023 during August, with nearly $13.9 million in adjusted gaming revenue. Virginia's first casino reported $13.88 million in adjusted revenues last month - wagers minus winnings - which is second only to the $14.04 million reported for the month of…
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Bristol Casino reports $13.9M in August revenue
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Casino giant Caesars Entertainment reports cyberattack

LAS VEGAS - Casino company Caesars Entertainment on Thursday joined Las Vegas gambling rival MGM Resorts International in reporting that it was hit by a cyberattack, but added in a report to federal regulators that its casino and online operations were not disrupted. The Reno-based publicly traded company told the federal Securities and Exchange…
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Casino giant Caesars Entertainment reports cyberattack
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Casino for child care skirts the real question: Who pays?

It's hard not to get excited about easy money. The latest iteration of the previously voted down casino resort on the city's South Side is back in play, and earlier this week Mayor Levar Stoney couldn't wait to announce the goodie package: An upfront $26 million to build two new child care facilities at city community centers, money for parks and…
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Casino for child care skirts the real question: Who pays?
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Bally's To Open Downtown Chicago Casino Saturday Morning

On Saturday morning, Chicago will become the largest city in the United States to have a casino within city limits. The Illinois Gaming Board issued a temporary operating permit to Bally's on Friday afternoon to conduct casino gaming at Medinah Temple, and the gaming company will open its doors to the public at the temporary venue at 8 a.m.…
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Bally's To Open Downtown Chicago Casino Saturday Morning
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Casino developers ask Richmond voters for a second chance, promising new jobs and tax revenue

Two years ago, voters in Virginia's capital city narrowly rejected a referendum that would have opened the door for a proposed casino. Now, the developers behind a retooled project are hoping to change their minds. Richmond officials have opted to bring the matter back to the ballot this fall for a second shot, and backers of the project held a…
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Casino developers ask Richmond voters for a second chance, promising new jobs and tax revenue
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Planners, council pave way for possible casino at Carolina Crossroads

The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board and city council this evening put the city in the consideration for a casino in the Carolina Crossroads Music and Entertainment District by approving a land use amendment that would allow gambling in the district. City Manager Kelly Traynham wrote in a memo to both panels that the North Carolina General Assembly…
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Planners, council pave way for possible casino at Carolina Crossroads
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Want to snag an effective tax cut? Stay out of casinos.

When riverboat casinos first opened in Illinois in the early 1990s, the state's most powerful politicians were conspicuous by their absence. The lure of government money flowing from gamblers had proved too much to resist, but no politician wanted to be photographed dropping coins into a slot machine. There were no speeches in front of the…
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Want to snag an effective tax cut? Stay out of casinos.
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North Carolina casino legislation: Winners and losers

Much of the news emanating from North Carolina this last year revolved around online sports betting. But a recent draft casino bill circulating among legislators in the Tar Heel state has gained some support. The bill has the potential to disrupt fledgling casino developments in Virginia, especially Caesars Virginia in Danville. It also potentially…
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North Carolina casino legislation: Winners and losers
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Southern Illinois casino opens, sends $25 million to the state

CARTERVILLE - Gov. JB Pritzker joined hundreds of people from across southern Illinois on Friday to celebrate the opening of the state's 14th casino on a rural estate just outside of Carterville. The Walker's Bluff Casino Resort is the fourth casino to open in recent years that was authorized by a 2019 gambling expansion law that was a centerpiece…
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Southern Illinois casino opens, sends $25 million to the state
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IGB To Conduct Testing At Bally's Chicago Casino Next Week

It's almost time for Bally's to go all-in in Chicago. The Illinois Gaming Board will begin a three-day period of assessments and testing at Medinah Temple, the temporary Bally's casino in downtown Chicago, starting Sept. 5. The state agency will begin its assessment before conducting two days of practice gaming sessions Sept. 6-7. If Bally's meets…
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IGB To Conduct Testing At Bally's Chicago Casino Next Week
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Walker's Bluff Casino Resort opens in Southern Illinois

CARTERVILLE - Gov. JB Pritzker joined hundreds of people from across southern Illinois on Friday to celebrate the opening of the state's 14th casino on a rural estate just outside of Carterville. The Walker's Bluff Casino Resort is the fourth casino to open in recent years that was authorized by a 2019 gambling expansion law that was a centerpiece…
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Walker's Bluff Casino Resort opens in Southern Illinois
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Caesars temporary casino has brought in more than $52 million since it opened in mid-May

DANVILLE, Va. - The City of Danville is once again hitting the jackpot with the Caesar's Virginia site. We're told the temporary casino raked in more than $21 million in the month of July alone. That brings its total revenue to more than $52 million since it opened in mid-May, which means about $4.4 million for the city. In June, city leaders…
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Caesars temporary casino has brought in more than $52 million since it opened in mid-May
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Richmond casino project could be back on ballot after judge sides with city

RICHMOND, Va. -- A Richmond Circuit Court judge has a rejected a legal challenge seeking to block the city from holding a second referendum this November for a casino project on the city's south side. "I am pleased to see Judge Marchant rule in favor of the City of Richmond," said Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney in reaction to the ruling. "If approved…
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Richmond casino project could be back on ballot after judge sides with city
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Chicago casino poised for mid-September opening

First the barbecue, then the baccarat. Chicago's first casino could launch soon after Labor Day, if all goes well during practice gaming sessions set to take place shortly after the holiday at Bally's temporary Medinah Temple gambling hall. Regulators will inspect the River North operation Sept. 5 and oversee practice gaming sessions Sept. 6-7,…
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Chicago casino poised for mid-September opening
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Sheriff says Nash County not ready for casino

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) - Old Carriage Road in Rocky Mount is mostly filled with trees. However, soon the area could be the site of slot machines, table games, and sports betting. "You know, you got 90 million vehicles that travel that corridor of I-95 and U.S. 64. So, obviously, from a business standpoint, if I was looking for a place to put it,…
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Sheriff says Nash County not ready for casino
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Danville Casino rings up $21.4 million in revenue in July; city to get about $1.3M in taxes

The Danville Casino brought in about $21.4 million in casino gaming revenue during the month of July, according to figures from the Virginia Lottery's casino gaming activity report posted Tuesday. That is an increase from nearly $19 million generated in June. The casino generated nearly $15.9 million in revenues from its 767 slot machines and about…
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Danville Casino rings up $21.4 million in revenue in July; city to get about $1.3M in taxes
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Virginia casino gaming revenues reach $57.3 Million in July 2023

Virginia's burgeoning casino industry has reported robust revenues for the month of July in the year 2023. The state's three operational casinos, namely the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Bristol, Rivers Casino Portsmouth, and Caesars Virginia, have significantly contributed to the financial landscape. According to the recently released report by the…
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Virginia casino gaming revenues reach $57.3 Million in July 2023
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North Carolina considers new casinos as money flows across Virginia border

North Carolina lawmakers are considering a plan to allow up to four new casinos in rural areas of the state. They see a recently opened casino in Danville, Virginia - a few miles north of the state line - as an example of how gambling could help economically challenged communities. Caesars opened a temporary casino in Danville in May in a giant…
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New casino taking shape as revenues climb

BRISTOL, Va. - Virginia reporting with a solid $13.53 million in adjusted gaming revenues during the month of July, according to a new report from the Virginia Lottery. The temporary Bristol Casino, future home of Hard Rock, reported $11.01 million in adjusted gaming revenues - wagers minus winnings - from its 908 slot machines and $2.51 million…
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New casino taking shape as revenues climb
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Three Virginia Casinos Generated $57 Million In July Revenue

The Virginia Lottery announced Tuesday that the state's three operational retail casinos generated $57.3 million in adjusted gaming revenue in July, creating $10.3 million in tax revenue. Rivers Casino Portsmouth paced the state's casinos by generating $22.4 million in revenue in July, with $14.3 million coming from slots. The other $8.1 million…
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Three Virginia Casinos Generated $57 Million In July Revenue
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Most officials happy with Danville Casino at 3-month mark

Three months ago Tuesday, the doors to the Danville Casino opened, and they have not closed since. The 24/7 temporary facility opened May 15 ahead of the permanent casino resort's arrival next year. These initial months have been successful, according to Caesars and the city of Danville, in terms of visitation, hiring, revenue and collaboration.…
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Most officials happy with Danville Casino at 3-month mark
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Golden Nugget Danville Casino Finally Opened Its Doors

Golden Nugget Danville Casino is finally open! Many city officials, various state representatives, and a range of casino executives were invited to the ribbon-cutting ceremony that was held to celebrate the official grand opening of the long-awaited casino. Huge building with many amenities: The casino is located across 41.500 square feet of gaming…
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Golden Nugget Danville Casino Finally Opened Its Doors
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Illinois: Golden Nugget Danville Casino celebrates grand opening ceremony

Danville, Illinois witnessed the grand opening ceremony of the Golden Nugget Danville Casino on Friday. City officials, state representatives, and casino authorities gathered under the Golden Nugget sign to mark the occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The casino boasts nearly 500 slot machines and a variety of table games, including Baccarat,…
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Illinois: Golden Nugget Danville Casino celebrates grand opening ceremony
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NC leaders could approve new casinos, video gambling machines

Top North Carolina lawmakers say proposals to authorize up to four new casinos in the state and to legalize video gambling machines are being discussed. RALEIGH, N.C. - As many as four new casinos as well as video gambling machines could be authorized in North Carolina under proposals now being discussed by legislators, the top General Assembly…
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NC leaders could approve new casinos, video gambling machines
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Golden grand opening: Casino officially opens doors Friday

DANVILLE - There was glitz and glamour at Friday's grand opening for the Golden Nugget Danville Casino. City, state and casino officials stood under the sparkling Golden Nugget sign, and in the hot sun, for grand opening ceremony remarks and the ribbon cutting, while the public waited for the casino's opening, listened to music and waited for the…
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Golden grand opening: Casino officially opens doors Friday
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New casino opens about 60 miles from Terre Haute

DANVILLE, Ill. (WTHI) - Ahead of next year's expected grand opening of the Terre Haute Casino Resort - another new casino just opened its doors not too far from here. The Golden Nugget Casino opened its doors around 60 miles away in Danville, Illinois. This marks casino number 13 in the Land of Lincoln. You'll find it just off I-74 on the city's…
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New casino opens about 60 miles from Terre Haute
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Golden Nugget Danville Grand Opening Celebration

THE FOLLOWING IS A GOLDEN NUGGET CASINO RELEASE Golden Nugget Casino's Grand Opening Celebration in Danville promises an unforgettable day of fun and excitement! On Friday, August 4th, 11:00 AM be a part of history at the highly anticipated official grand opening of the Golden Nugget Casino in Danville, located at 204 Eastgate Drive, Danville,…
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Details on North Carolina’s Gambling Expansion

As gamblers in North Carolina patiently wait for online casinos to open, the Tar Heel State is ready to go through a gambling boon. In addition to North Carolina gambling laws changing to accommodate online gambling, up to four new land-based casinos are being planned in the state. Due to a new draft of proposed legislation in North Carolina, one…
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Details on North Carolina’s Gambling Expansion
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Golden Nugget Danville plans grand opening celebration

Golden Nugget Casino's Grand Opening Celebration in Danville promises an unforgettable day of fun and excitement! On Friday, August 4th, 11:00 AM be a part of history at the highly anticipated official grand opening of the Golden Nugget Casino in Danville, located at 204 Eastgate Drive, Danville, Illinois. "Prepare to be thrilled as we kick off a…
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Waukegan casino third in the state in drawing customers

Since opening in February, The Temporary by American Place in Waukegan is drawing more customers than all but two of Illinois' 13 established casinos, and is in the top half for gross adjusted revenue. Of the 13 casinos operating in Illinois, The Temporary by American Place and the Golden Nugget in Danville are the only temporary operations. The…
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Waukegan casino third in the state in drawing customers
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Do-over casino referendum appears to be a go with Tuesday court order

After narrowly rejecting the question two years ago, it appears that Richmond voters in November will be asked a second time whether the city should host a multimillion-dollar casino and resort. A Richmond Circuit Court judge on Tuesday entered an order effectively placing the casino question on the Nov. 7 ballot via a referendum. The order…
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Do-over casino referendum appears to be a go with Tuesday court order
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Danville leaders not worried about possible nearby casino in N.C. They were betting on it.

Danville leaders are not worried about the possibility of a casino coming to Rockingham County just across the border in North Carolina. In fact, such a prospect was inevitable, and that's why they chose such a well-known and iconic casino gaming provider for Danville, say city officials. Danville City Council members and other city leaders pursued…
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Danville leaders not worried about possible nearby casino in N.C. They were betting on it.
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Richmond judge signs off on second casino vote

Richmonders will cast their votes a second time on whether the city will house a casino in Southside after the city received the go-ahead from a Richmond City Circuit Court Judge and the Virginia Lottery. The Richmond Office of Elections confirmed the signed petition in a tweet Tuesday afternoon, emphasizing its authority to hold the…
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Richmond judge signs off on second casino vote
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Four casinos could come to rural NC under legislative proposal

State House and Senate leaders are considering legalizing up to four new casinos across the state. Senate leader Phil Berger told reporters Thursday that Republicans are working on legislation that would allow for casinos in Nash, Rockingham and Anson counties, as well as one run by the Lumbee Tribe in southeastern North Carolina. Berger and House…
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Four casinos could come to rural NC under legislative proposal
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Four new casinos, video gambling could be on horizon as North Carolina Republicans negotiate

RALEIGH, N.C. -- As many as four new casinos as well as video gambling machines could be authorized in North Carolina under proposals now being discussed by legislators, the top General Assembly leaders said on Thursday. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger told reporters separately about the ideas, which they said have yet to…
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Four new casinos, video gambling could be on horizon as North Carolina Republicans negotiate
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Casino bad idea for Rockingham County, residents say

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY - Residents here say they are worried about a move afoot in Raleigh to expand gaming in the rural county that comes at the same time an investor linked with casino development has requested commercial zoning of a large parcel of land along U.S. 220 near Madison in the Huntsville Township. N.C. Development Holdings Co., which has…
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Casino bad idea for Rockingham County, residents say
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Danville Casino brings in nearly $19M in June revenue; city collects $2.5M in taxes so far

Danville Casino rang up nearly $19 million in gaming revenue for the month of June, according to the latest casino gaming activity report from the Virginia Lottery. That's after pulling in almost $12 million the last half of May from May 15 to May 31. That means the casino has racked up a total of around $31 million in gaming revenue the last six…
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Danville Casino brings in nearly $19M in June revenue; city collects $2.5M in taxes so far
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Rockingham County residents upset by specter of casino development along US 220, launch petition; Berger: casinos could get greenlight by summer's end

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY - Residents here say they are worried about a move afoot in Raleigh to expand gaming in the rural county that comes at the same time an investor linked with casino development has requested commercial zoning of a large parcel of land along U.S. 220 near Madison in the Huntsville Township. N.C. Development Holdings Co., which has…
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Rockingham County residents upset by specter of casino development along US 220, launch petition; Berger: casinos could get greenlight by summer's end
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Rockingham County NC land eyed by developer with casino ties

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - As North Carolina lawmakers consider whether to legalize more casinos in the state, a developer appears to already have their eyes set on a site in Rockingham County. A company called "NC Development Holdings" has asked to rezone almost 200 acres of land in Rockingham County on U.S. 220 from residential/agricultural to…
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Rockingham County NC land eyed by developer with casino ties
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Casino grand opening scheduled

DANVILLE - Approaching two months after opening and continuing to increase its operating hours, Golden Nugget Danville Casino's grand opening has been set. A media invitation stated, "Please join us as we celebrate." The invitation is for Aug. 4. The casino opened May 27, Memorial Day weekend. The casino's Temporary Operating Permit from the…
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Virginia’s Casino Market Grows, Attracts North Carolina Visitors

Terri Powell walked into Rivers Casino in Portsmouth, Virginia, on June 30, expecting a normal day. But instead of a traditional experience, Powell was greeted with confetti and applause, as she became the casino's millionth customer. In addition to a confetti-filled celebration, Powell also received $1000 worth of free slot play, dinner for four…
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Virginia’s Casino Market Grows, Attracts North Carolina Visitors
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Rivers Casino Portsmouth makes $20.6 million in May; Down from April

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Rivers Casino Portsmouth made $20.6 million in May, according to the Virginia Lottery's monthly casino activity report. That total is down from the $21.3 million the casino made in April. 8:30 PM, May 16, 2023 May's total includes $13865117.85 from slots and $6755234.05 in table games, according to the report. The report shows the…
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Rivers Casino Portsmouth makes $20.6 million in May; Down from April
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Casino revenue cooling off after hot 2022

Out-of-state competition could be to blame for Indiana's decline in casino revenue, which slid for the third month in a row in May following a lucrative 2022. The state's 12 casinos last month logged $192 million in adjusted gross revenue, the lowest amount all year. That's a 7.6% decrease from May of last year. The numbers indicate gambling at…
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Casino revenue cooling off after hot 2022
Chicago Sun Times

Illinois Gaming Board gives early approval to Bally’s Chicago casino

All bets could be on in Chicago by the end of summer. State regulators on Thursday handed down a key early approval to Bally's Chicago casino plan, paving the way for the corporation to launch a temporary gambling house within a couple of months at the historic Medinah Temple in River North while it builds the permanent structure in River West. The…
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Illinois Gaming Board gives early approval to Bally’s Chicago casino
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Big 10: A few words of advice for first-time casinogoers

For those betting beginners who are planning a night out at Danville's sparkling new Golden Nugget casino, we convened a panel of gambling experts, asking each for a few words of advice. 1. Give craps a try. FRANK LEGATO, editor of Nevada-based Global Gaming Business Magazine: "Table games generally have a house edge, with baccarat and craps…
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Ceasars opens new casino on the N.C. border

DANVILLE, VA - Workers are putting the finishing touches on the lighting. Technicians are fine-tuning and activating hundreds of slot machines, making sure everything is working the way it should. A 40000-square-foot tent serves as Caesar's new temporary casino in Danville, Virginia. It officially opens to the public on Monday at 10 a.m. The casino…
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Ceasars opens new casino on the N.C. border
Greenboro Local News

Danville businesses cash in from casino-goers

The Danville Casino opened in May, businesses and city leaders say there has been an overwhelmingly positive response from people throughout the region. DANVILLE, Va. - If you haven't made the short drive up to Danville Virginia recently, you just might know someone who has. After the Danville Casino opened a little more than 2 weeks ago, business…
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Danville businesses cash in from casino-goers
Illinois Newsroom

After years of planning, a casino opens in Danville

DANVILLE - The Golden Nugget Danville wasted little time in using a temporary operating permit issued by the Illinois Gaming Board. Thirteen months after a groundbreaking ceremony, the new casino announced its opening to the public for the first time at 4:00 p.m. Saturday. Initially, the casino on Lynch Road in Danville's Eastgate area will be open…
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After years of planning, a casino opens in Danville
Greensboro News And Record

Two Things: Confusion near a casino restroom; parking problems and tax hikes

Happy Friday. Took long enough to get here DANVILLE, Va. - A tall young man wearing a scraggly beard and a perplexed expression approached seconds after I walked out of a men's room. It seemed odd, but I was standing in a casino at 10:30 a.m. on a weekday morning, rolling with the flow seemed the way to go. "Um, excuse me, sir," the youngster said.…
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Two Things: Confusion near a casino restroom; parking problems and tax hikes
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Danville Casino opens today. Here's what to expect.

Caesars' temporary casino in Danville opens its doors at 10 a.m. Monday ahead of the permanent facility that is still under construction and slated to open in late 2024. Here's what guests can expect when they visit the Danville Casino, which will operate 24/7. It's a 40000-square-foot space, located inside a semi-permanent tent at 1100 W. Main St.…
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Danville Casino opens today. Here's what to expect.
Virginia Business

Caesars Danville opens temporary casino

Virginia's third casino opened its doors Monday in Danville to hundreds of guests lined up to take a look inside Caesars Virginia's 40000-square-foot temporary casino. While the $650 million permanent resort, which is expected to open in late 2024, is being constructed next door, the temporary facility will offer guests eight sportsbook betting…
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Greenboro Local News

Danville ready for 'full house' they expect casino to bring

DANVILLE, Va. - In a little over two weeks, folks from all over will be able to come to Danville and do something that may have waited years to do...walk inside a Caesars casino. Caesar's Viginia's Danville Casino is nearing completion. The temporary casino will be located adjacent to the home of the permanent resort that is already under…
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Danville ready for 'full house' they expect casino to bring
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Danville Casino, Future Home of Caesars, to Open May 15, 2023

Danville Casino, Future Home of Caesars, to Open May 15, 2023 Danville Casino, future home of Caesars, plans to take its first bet on May 15, 2023. Following a successful hearing before the Virginia Lottery Board this morning, Caesars Entertainment, parent company of the Danville Casino and the future Caesars Virginia, along with venture partners…
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Greenboro Local News

Danville Casino announces opening date for temporary casino

The Danville Casino will be located near the permanent Caesars Virginia resort, currently under construction. The permanent resort is set to open in late 2024. DANVILLE, Va. - Caesars Entertainment has officially announced an opening date for a temporary casino in Danville, Virginia. The Danville Casino will be located adjacent to the construction…
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Danville Casino announces opening date for temporary casino
Virginia Business

Lottery approves Danville Caesars casino's license

The Virginia Lottery Board approved the facility operator's license for Danville's $650 million Caesars Virginia casino, which is expected to open in a temporary space on May 15. It's the third casino to receive state approval, following the Hard Rock casino in Bristol and Rivers Casino Portsmouth in Hampton Roads. "For months, the Lottery's Gaming…
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Danville Casino set to open after Virginia Lottery Board approves operating license

RICHMOND, Va. (WDBJ/Caesars Release) - The Virginia Lottery Board has approved an operating license for Caesars Virginia, the company that is bringing a new casino to Danville. The vote Wednesday morning also cleared the way for the opening of a temporary casino in mid-May. "I move that the Virginia Lottery Board find that Caesars Virginia LLC…
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Danville Casino set to open after Virginia Lottery Board approves operating license
cardinalnews.org

Caesars temporary casino in Danville to open May 15

After the Virginia Lottery Board on Wednesday approved an operating license for Caesars Virginia, the entertainment company announced an opening date for its temporary casino in Danville: May 15. The 40000-square-foot temporary casino will open at 10 a.m. that day, a Monday, and remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, pending the successful…
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Caesars temporary casino in Danville to open May 15
Danville Register & Bee

Bristol Casino tops $13.7M in February revenues

The Bristol Casino, future home of Hard Rock reported a 2% increase in revenues for February, compared to the prior month. The Virginia Lottery released last month's financial activity reports for the state's two licensed casinos on Wednesday, with Bristol reporting adjusted gross revenues - wagers minus winnings - of $13.73 million, up from $13.43…
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Bristol Casino tops $13.7M in February revenues
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Illinois: Golden Nugget Casino Danville developers deliver first $1M check to the city

Golden Nugget Danville Casino developers presented the Illinois city on Wednesday with the first $1 million check as part of the Host Community Agreement during a sneak preview of the casino. The check presentation was for the city's riverfront development. Invitees got to see the main gaming floor, which includes slot machines bases waiting for…
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Illinois: Golden Nugget Casino Danville developers deliver first $1M check to the city
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The Golden Nugget Casino is one step closer to opening

DANVILLE, ILL. (WAND) - The city of Danville is one step closer to bringing this casino to life. The Golden Nugget Casino broke ground in Danville in April of 2022. The facility will be fully equipped. "We'll have two sit-down dining restaurants, a sports book. Just shy of 500 slot machines and 14 table games," said James Wilmot, President of…
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The Golden Nugget Casino is one step closer to opening
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Full House Resorts To Open Its 'Temporary' Casino In Illinois

Full House Resorts has announced Friday night as the opening of its temporary casino in Illinois, aptly named The Temporary by American Place. The Temporary is located in Waukegan, approximately 40 miles north of Chicago and less than 20 miles from the Wisconsin state line. Waukegan was one of six locations awarded a casino license in the 2019…
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Full House Resorts To Open Its 'Temporary' Casino In Illinois
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Bally's Temporary Chicago Casino Approved For Supplier Licenses

The first in-person Illinois Gaming Board meeting in more than three years was a relatively low-key affair on Thursday, with the biggest news being Medinah Building and Medinah Holdings being unanimously approved for casino supplier licenses connected to Bally's temporary casino in downtown Chicago. Both licensees are connected to Medinah Temple,…
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Bally's Temporary Chicago Casino Approved For Supplier Licenses
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Illinois Casinos Post $114.4 Million Revenue In December

The Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) reported casino revenue totaling $114.4 million for the month of December, as the gaming discipline generated $290 million in state tax revenue for the 2022 calendar year. Overall, the state's 11 venues generated $1.35 billion in operator revenue in 2022, an increase of 13.6% compared to the $1.19 billion generated…
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Illinois Casinos Post $114.4 Million Revenue In December
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Changes Announced For Temporary Casino Facility In Norfolk

Officials with HeadWaters Resort & Casino and the Pamunkey Indian Tribe recently announced a change to their temporary casino facility plans. The Norfolk, Virginia casino will no longer be located in Harbor Park Stadium, home to the Norfolk Tides, a minor league (AAA) baseball team. "The Tribe and the City of Norfolk had explored locating the…
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Yes Weekly

Caesars Virginia Invites Job Seekers to Apply for Casino Dealer Training

Caesars Virginia, a multimillion-dollar premier resort casino, opening late 2024 in Danville, VA. is actively seeking enthusiastic individuals for casino dealer training, with instruction on how to deal cards and other casino operations. Caesars is looking to fill hundreds of positions and will provide the opportunity to learn from the best in the…
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Caesars Virginia Invites Job Seekers to Apply for Casino Dealer Training
Illinois Newsroom

Danville breaks ground on new casino hoping to boost local economy

DANVILLE, Ill. - Residents cheered Tuesday as Danville city officials wearing hard hats shoveled dirt on a patch of land in an industrial park off of Interstate 74. By next spring, that land is expected to be the home of Danville's Golden Nugget Casino. Former State Representative Lou Lang, who advised Danville officials on the casino project, said…
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Danville Register & Bee

Caesars reps tight-lipped as temporary casino going up in Danville

While construction on Caesars Virginia's temporary casino continues at the former Dan River Inc. site in Schoolfield, company representatives are not answering questions about the facility. "I appreciate your list of inquiries, however I'm unable to provide comment at this time," Robert Jarrett told the Danville Register & Bee on Nov. 25. Jarrett…
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Caesars reps tight-lipped as temporary casino going up in Danville