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NeoPollard Interactive Congratulates the Virginia Lottery for Its "Lottery Operator of the Year" Award From EGR

NeoPollard Interactive congratulates the Virginia Lottery for being named Lotteries Operator of the Year at the EGR Operator Awards held on October 27, 2022 at JW Marriot Grosvenor House in London, UK. The Virginia lottery reached $1.37 billion in sales in its second year of operation. Its eInstant portfolio contributed 95% of program revenues. Net gaming revenue posted 60% growth over the previous year. The Lotcheries' total contribution to K-12 education reached $779 million in the past fiscal year, thanks to its iLottery program.
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#InTheSpotlightFGN - Caesars to open temporary Danville #casino in mid-2023 @CaesarsEnt hopes to open its casino in Danville, #Virginia, sooner than expected.

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Virginia: Lottery Board approves license for Portsmouth casino

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Virginia Lottery Board Approves License For Rivers Casino Portsmouth

Virginia Lottery Board Approves License For Rivers Casino Portsmouth
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Bristol Casino revenues on pace to exceed projections

Bristol Casino revenues on pace to exceed projections. September revenues from the casino rose slightly compared to August. The temporary casino is on course to generate more than $171 million in its first year of operation. Caesars Virginia casino project is still slated to open in late 2024. The ground was broken on the project on August 11. It will feature more 1,400 slot machines and table games, Caeres Sportsbook and WSOP Poker Room. There will also be a 40,000 square foot meeting and convention space with an entertainment venue to accommodate up to 2,500 guests.
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Bristol Casino Makes 500+ Turkey Donations to Feeding Southwest Virginia for Residents

Bristol Casino presented 194 turkeys to Feeding Southwest Virginia. The value of this donation is $6,458.40. Team members from Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Bristol donated turks from their Thanksgiving Giveaway to their less-fortunate neighbors. Hard Rancher's temporary casino is located in Bristol, Virginia and offers a variety of services.
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Virginia Lottery Board approves Rivers Casino Portsmouth's operator license

Virginia Lottery Board has approved Rivers Casino Portsmouth's operator license. The $300 million project is slated to become fully operational by early 2023. It will have 1,448 slots, 57 table games, 24 poker tables, five restaurants/bars and banquet and event space. Casino owner Rush Street Gaming plans to hire 1.300 permanent employees. The first one was awarded in April to Bristol’s Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, which opened as a temporary property in July. Virginia Lotteries” gaming compliance department and legal counsel assisted in the decision by conducting investigations and background checks on the applicants.
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Virginia Lottery Board approves Rivers Casino Portsmouth's operator license
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Bristol Casino October revenues hold steady

Bristol Hard Rock Casino's October revenues were $14,144,160. The casino has collected $54.4 million in AGR since it opened in early July. The Virginia Lottery's monthly report showed the casino bringing in $11.3 million on slot machines and $2.9 million of table games. Bristol Transportation District Regional Improvement Commission collected more than $1.5 million. It split the local revenue equally between 12 counties and 2 municipalities.
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Virginia’s first full-service casino opens in Bristol

Virginia's first full-service casino opened in Bristol on Friday. The line wrapped around the building. There are 870 slot machines, 21 table games and some of the music memorabilia. The casino is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Casino officials received their license from the Virginia Lottery.
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$1M Powerball Ticket Sold In NoVA, Jackpot Climbs To $1.5B For Nov. 5

Nobody won the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot Wednesday night. One Virginia ticket, bought at the 7-Eleven at 2303 Soapstone Drive in Reston, won $1000,000. Three Virginia tickets won more than $2.1 million. The jackpots have been unclaimed since Aug. 3. The next drawing is on Saturday, Nov. 5. Players in Virginia need to pick up their tickets by 10 p.m. Saturday for a chance at a prize. It's the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history and the second-biggest in the Power Ball game's history.
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146k-plus Virginia Powerball tickets win prizes as jackpot grows

146k-plus Virginia Powerball tickets win prizes as jackpot grows. The grand prize is now $1.2 billion. Wednesday's drawing is expected to sell about $6.3 million worth of tickets. All proceeds from the tickets go to K-12 public education in the Commonwealth. Power Ball drawings are held at 10:59 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
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Amid gambling boom, just four Virginia regulators oversee entire horse racing industry

There are only four regulators overseeing entire horse racing industry in Virginia. The industry is booming, but the regulators are understaffed and unprepared to regulate it. The state needs at least 15 employees to oversee the current HHR facilities. There are planned facilities in the state that will increase the number of regulators to 22. It is estimated that the industry will grow to $13 billion this year. Hhr machines are the biggest driver of revenue in V.C. and have increased in popularity since 2018. They are similar to slot machines. Their mechanics are different.
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Henrico woman wins $158k in Virginia Lottery

Susan Disse won $158,570 on Monopoly Progressive Jackpots. She often plays the game in the demo mode, but she decided to play for real. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 4.68. All the proceeds from the lottery go to K-12 education in Virginia.
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HR Bristol casino generates $14 million in revenues in August

The Virginia Lottery released its casino gaming activity report for the month of August for activity at Hard Rock Bristol. The casino generated $14 million in adjusted gross revenues from slots and table games. This is a more than $2 million increase over the July. An 18 percent tax assessment generated over $ 2.5 million.
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NeoPollard Interactive Applauds the Virginia Lottery for Record-Breaking iLottery Results in FY 2022

NeoPollard Interactive commends the Virginia Lottery for its exceptional iLottery achievements in fiscal year 2022. The Virginia lottery has exceeded $1.3 billion in top-line sales in its second year of operation. The Lotteries eInstant portfolio contributed 95% of program revenues. Net gaming revenue posted impressive 60% growth over the previous year. New mobile application and increase in available online draw games contributed to Lotters' success. iLotto is powered by NeoDraw Central Gaming System. It delivers the speed, flexibility and functionality consumers expect when purchasing draw game in the e-commerce environment.
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NeoPollard Interactive Applauds the Virginia Lottery for Record-Breaking iLottery Results in FY 2022
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9 ways to improve your chances of winning big on scratchcards

There are a number of ways to improve your chances of winning big on scratchcards. The blog behind casino.org has compiled a list of the best ways. They say buying the cards that are slightly more expensive means bigger prizes. Other tactics include checking the odds of winning in the small print, buying more than one ticket at once and watching out for games and stores that have not had a win in a long time. They also recommend keeping the old games, studying the card and sticking to the one game.
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Jackpot run generates more than $30M for Va education

More than 405,000 Mega Millions tickets bought in Virginia won prizes. Four tickets that matched four of the first five numbers plus the Mega Ball number won $10, but one player spent an extra dollar for theMegaplier. The Megapliers doubled the prize to $20,00.
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$1 million awarded to VA Lottery winner, jackpot grows to $790 million

A Chesapeake resident won $1 million in last week's Mega Millions drawing. The next drawing on Tuesday, July 26 will have an estimated reward of $790 million. The winner of the jackpot will choose the full prize before taxes, paid annually over 30 years, or a one-time payment option of $464.4 million before tax.
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$1 million awarded to VA Lottery winner, jackpot grows to $790 million
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Viva Bristol: Virginia Lottery still a gambling alternative

The Virginia Lottery has been a regular feature in the region's stores since 1987. The pandemic did cause drops in sales of scratch and drawing tickets in March and April 2020, but sales soon recovered. On July 1, 2020 the lottery began online sales. The online and brick-and-mortar site sales contributed to increased lottery sales in 2020 and 2021. Border localities like Bristol and Northern Virginia benefit from out-of-state sales, especially for commuters and shoppers.
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Viva Bristol: Virginia Lottery still a gambling alternative
Augusta Free Press

Key online casino trends you should pay attention to in 2022

Key online casino trends you should pay attention to in 2022. Online casinos have gone through a number of evolutions in the years since they were first initiated. Live dealer casino games have been introduced and there has been a shift into mobile casino gaming.
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Virginia lottery board issues 1st casino license

Virginia Lottery Board issues first casino license to developers in Bristol. The project is expected to include a 300-room hotel, five restaurants, four bars or lounges and a concert venue. Hard Rock announced after the vote that a temporary casino will open in a former mall in July.
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More than 23,000 Virginia tickets win prizes in Monday’s Powerball drawing

There were 23,654 winning Powerball tickets in Virginia in Monday's drawing. One of them won $50,000. The jackpot for Wednesday's draw is $454 million. The winner will have a choice between the full $458 million jackpots over 30 years or a one-time cash option of $271.9 million before taxes.
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More than 23,000 Virginia tickets win prizes in Monday’s Powerball drawing
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Video Lottery Sign Restrictions Eased, iLottery Coming To W.Va.

Video lottery locations in West Virginia can now advertise what's inside. The state is preparing to launch an ilottery, allowing traditional lottery tickets to be purchased online and with a smartphone. The app should be up and running by Spring 2023. iLottery will be available on the Internet. It will allow the purchase of Powerball or Mega Millions tickets from the kitchen table. There will also be a $200 credit card option. For more information, visit the ilottery.com. for details. and for more details on how to get involved, go to the official website.
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Video Lottery Sign Restrictions Eased, iLottery Coming To W.Va.
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NeoPollard Interactive Congratulates the Virginia Lottery on Tremendous iLottery Success and New Daily Draw Games

NeoPollard Interactive congratulates the Virginia Lottery on its tremendous iLottery success and the recent addition of its Daily Draw Games to the platform. The Draw games leverage NeoDraw Central Gaming System, which is the iLotto Central System of choice across all of NPi's U.S. partners. ilotto channel has added more than $1.7 billion in top line sales since its launch and now represents over 34% of total lottery sales. ilottery.com is live.
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Gambling Hotline warns of gambling during March Madness

March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month. The Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia sees an increase in calls every March due to March Madness competitions. If you feel like you have a gambling addiction, you can call 1-800-Gamblers (1-844-426-2537) to be connected to someone in West Virginian and be referred for treatment.
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VA Lottery & VCPG raise awareness about gambling problems

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month. The Virginia Council on Problem gambling is working with the Virginia Lottery to raise awareness. There is a helpline available at 1-888-532-3500. The call is confidential and available 24/7 by phone, text, or chat. Online sports betting, charitable gaming, and horse racing are included in the VEP. It is funded by the Lotteries. They promote responsible play. Their role has expanded to include licensing and regulation of sports wagering and casinos.
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Construction is underway on temporary casino

Construction is underway for the temporary casino at the site of the former mall on Gate City Highway in Bristol, Virginia. The temporary full-service casino will have approximately 30,000 square feet of gaming space. It is expected to open in the second quarter of 2022 and create 600 jobs. Construction will begin at former Belk store that featured women's items at Gate city highway. The facility is designed to include a casino with 2,700 slot machines and 100 table games, a 300-room hotel, seven restaurants, four bars, 3,200-seat live performance venue, outdoor performance venues with capacity of 20, and retail and convention space with a capacity.
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Tommy Wayne Gamble, Jr.

Tommy Wayne Gamble, Jr. passed away on January 25, 2022 at Holston Valley Medical Center. He is survived by his wife Tonya Gamble and their children Addison, Austin, Michael, Carolyn, Gary, Barbara, Audrey, Angela, April, Joe, Kortney, Emily, Matthew Fritz, Bryce Russell and Nathaniel Russell. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January 30, at 4:00 PM at Colonial Funerals Home, Weber City, VA.
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Casino comeback: Breaking down Richmond’s revival of Urban ONE casino project

The majority of Richmond City Councilmembers voted to pass a resolution and two ordinances related to the revival of the Urban ONE casino project. The only councilmember who voted against the casino related items was Katherine Jordan. RVA Entertainment Holdings, LLC was selected as Richmond’s preferred casino gaming operator.
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Richmond narrows down new casino proposals to shortlist of three

Richmond, Virginia, has narrowed down the number of applications for a new casino from six to three. The Pamunkey Indian Tribe, Golden Nugget Hotels & Casinos and Wind Creek Hospitality were rejected. Bally’s Corporation, Cordish Companies and a joint effort between Colonial Downs and Urban One were selected as the final three in the shortlist. The tribe is disappointed with the timing of the decision and the selection process. It was one of first to talk to the City about gaming before it was legalized. They were also the only minority-owned, Va.-based proposal.
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Richmond narrows down new casino proposals to shortlist of three
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Hard Rock details plans for temp Hard Rock Bristol casino

Hard Rock International announced Thursday that construction will begin soon on its temporary full-service casino in Bristol, Virginia. The temporary casino will be located at the former Belk department store in what was the Bristol Mall. It will reportedly open before the end of Q2 2022. It is Hard Rock's first hotel and casino project in the southeastern U.S. state.
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Hard Rock International kicks off plans for temporary casino in Virginia

Hard Rock International's temporary casino in Bristol, Virginia is scheduled to open before the end of June 2022. It will be the first Hard Rock hotel and casino hotel in the south-eastern US state. The temporary facility will include 30,000 square feet of casino space, a main casino floor, non-smoking and high-limit gaming areas, 900 gaming slots and 20 tables. There will also be a sports bar and lounge, an adjacent sports lounge and a grab-and-go food outlet.
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Hard Rock Kicks Off Construction Plans for its Temporary Casino in Bristol, Virginia

Hard Rock International announced construction plans are underway for its temporary casino in Bristol, Virginia. The temporary full-service casino boasts approximately 30,000 square feet of casino space, featuring approximately 900 gaming slots and 20 tables. It will also include a new restaurant, grab and go food outlet, sports bar and lounge with entertainment, and Virginia lottery offices. Construction begins soon at the Women's Belk store in the former Bristol Mall. Temporary casino is slated to open before the end of the second quarter of 2022.
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Bristol Casino group submits demo plan for former mall site

Bristol Casino group submits demo plan for former mall site. The United Company hopes to open the temporary casino by the end of the first quarter in 2022. In 2020, the General Assembly and Gov. Ralph Northam passed the casino bill allowing commercial casino gaming in Virginia. The final facility will offer a casino with 2,700 slots and 100 table games, multiple restaurants and bars, outdoor concert venue, convention space and shops. It will cost more than $300 million. There will be 2.000 permanent jobs and 1,000 construction jobs.
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VA Legalized Gambling. So Dumfries Transformed a Landfill Into a Casino

The Dumfries Town Council approved a development project in September 21, 2021. The project will replace the Potomac Landfill with an 80-acre public park, hotel accommodations, gaming establishments, restaurants, and cultural arts spaces. It will also create 640 new jobs. Rosie's Gaming Emporium opened in January. The Rose will be a larger gaming facility with a workforce development facility for their employees. Its focus is its 150 historical horse-racing betting machines. In the second phase, the project is tentatively slated for a 2025 or 2026 opening.
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Officials eye Petersburg casino bid after failed referendum

Richmond voters rejected the One Casino and Resort. Petersburg officials are looking for alternate development sites. State Sen. Joe Morrissey will draft legislation to allow Petersburg to hold its own referendum on a casino.
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$1 Million Powerball Prize Claimed By Oakton Man

$1 million Powerball prize was claimed by Don Slade from Oakton, Virginia. He won by matching the first five winning numbers and missing only the Power Ball number. The jackpot was $699.8 million. It was the fifth-highest prize in PowerBall history and the seventh-largest in all U.S. lottery games.
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Virginia Lottery online play surpasses $1 billion won by players

Virginia Lottery online play surpasses $1 billion won by players. Biggest online win so far is a McLean woman, who won $2 million playing Powerball. Three players each won $1000 a week for life playing Cash4Life. Online lottery games help generate profits for K-12 education. Customers must undergo robust identity and age verification checks before they can participate. Anyone who is at least 18 years old and physically located in Virginia can play online by setting up an account at www.valottery.com.
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Colonial Downs Approved for New Casino Resort in Dumfries, VA

Colonial Downs Group Inc. has received approval from the Dumfries Planning Commission to build a gaming property in the city. If everything goes well, the old landfill could start being converted into a casino sometime during the second quarter of next year.
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The Price Tag for Caesars' Virginia Casino Rises to $500 Million

The Caesars Virginia casino project is likely to go over budget by a huge margin. The original plans stated that the whole project will cost around $400 million. Now, the price tag will rise to $500 million, according to Robert Livingston, senior vice president of Caeresars Entertainment.
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NeoPollard Interactive Praises Virginia Lottery’s Fiscal Results

NeoPollard Interactive congratulates Virginia Lottery on its impressive financial results for the 2021 fiscal year. In the last 12 months, the lottery entity recorded US$807 million of iLottery sales. iLotto program reached 25% of the state’s total lotto sale.
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Richmond asking citizens to give feedback on how casino money is spent

The City of Richmond is launching an engagement effort to get resident's feedback on how they would like the city to spend the $25.5 million that will be paid upfront by ONE Casino and Resort if voters approve the casino gaming referendum on Nov. 2. The engagement period will focus on Southside, but all Richmonders are invited to participate.
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$7 Million Virginia Lottery Prize Won By Woodbridge Man

Yibeltal Belachew from Woodbridge won a $7 million jackpot from the Virginia Lottery's 100X The Money scratcher. He chose a one-time payment of $4.2 million before taxes. The odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 2,611,200. Other prizes range in value from $30 to $500,000.
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Online Lottery Play Leads To Top Prize For Alexandria Man

James Matthews has won $108,512 playing the Prospector's Gold game on his device. The game is available for purchase online. The instant play games share three continuously growing jackpots. Lottery players 18 and older can access the game from their computer or mobile device physically anywhere in Virginia.
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$150K Lottery Prize Awarded To Fredericksburg Woman

$150K Lottery Prize Awarded To Fredericksburg Woman. Anna Muldowney won the prize from the Virginia Lotteries' online Champion's Gold game. She used to visit casinos to take a shot and win some cash. After the pandemic, she learned about the online games offered by the lottery.
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Rejected casino bidder planning to file injunction against City of Richmond

Rejected casino bidder planning to file injunction against City of Richmond. Bet on Gaming Holdings, LLC was one of the partners involved with the Golden Nugget casino proposal. Dennis Cotto, a principal of Bet On Gaming, says the city did not provide the company with a debriefing following the rejection of their proposal and he will file an injunction.
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Annual Virginia Lottery profits soar to $765 million

Annual Virginia Lottery profits soar to $765 million. The budget estimates $690 million in profits in this fiscal year, which began July 1. This year the lottery will not have competition from so-called electronic skill games, as they were banned effective July. Sen. Bill Stanley is suing the state on behalf of Hermie Sadler, a former NASCAR driver and owner of a truck stop and numerous convenience stores.
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IWG and Virginia Lottery launch linked jackpot e-Instant games

IWG and Virginia Lottery launch linked jackpot e-Instant games. The games are Cash Buster Multiplier and Prospector's Gold. They share the same linked progressive jackpots. IWg CEO Rhydian Fisher is proud of the partnership with the Virginia lottery. He also praises the collaboration, technology and service that Iwg provides. Virginia's director of digital Rob Wesley is excited about the launch.
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Virginia woman's mistake leads to $2 million Powerball jackpot

Betty Wong accidentally bought 50 tickets for a single Powerball drawing instead of one for multiple drawings. She won $2 million. Wong and her husband stayed up all night because they were too excited to sleep. The winnings will allow her to take care of her family.
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Want to make a bet? March is ‘Gambling Awareness Month’

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month. One in 50 West Virginians are affected by problem gambling. The governor recognized First Choice Services for its outreach to address the problem. The group contracts with 20 different youth groups to talk to kids about the dangers of youth gambling and to set a limit. Some people with problem gamblers commit suicide. If you or someone you know is struggling with gambling call 1-800-GAMBLER. for help.
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Same Politicians Who Legalized Weed and Casino Gambling Killed Skill Games

Same politicians who legalized pot and casino gambling killed Skill Games. They want to ban them on July 1. The games have been legal for decades. Hermie Sadler has been operating them for 20 years. He's suing them. He wants an injunction to allow them to stay operational after July. 1st. His business was profitable when few people were traveling and patronizing his businesses. Now, he's filing a civil suit against Gov. Ralph Northam, Attorney General Mark Herring and the Alcoholic Beverage Commission. It's alleging that the new law is unconstitutional.
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Same Politicians Who Legalized Weed and Casino Gambling Killed Skill Games
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Woodbridge Man Wins $115K Jackpot From Virginia Lottery

George King won a $115,000 jackpot in the Cash 5 With EZ Match game. He matched all five numbers in a drawing on May 24. The next goal for King is to win Mega Millions or Powerball. The odds of purchasing a winning ticket for Cash5 with Ez Match is 1 in 749,398. On Thursday, June 17, the jackpots were worth $230,00.
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Richmond’s November referendum is about a whole lot more than a casino

The City Council voted 8-1 to place a referendum on the November ballot regarding the ONE Casino + Resort. If a majority of voters approve, the casino would be built at Commerce Road and Walmsley Boulevard in South Richmond. The project is estimated to create 1,300 jobs and generate $562.5 million in revenue. In the digital economy, casinos are just a symbol of larger disruptive technologies in our hands. In January, internet sports betting launched in Virginia. It has emerged as the top Virginia Lottery product. According to RTD Sports, it was the first state to reach $1 billion in sports bets placed.
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Richmond’s November referendum is about a whole lot more than a casino
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Bristol, Virginia voters approve casino referendum

Bristol, Virginia voters approve casino referendum. Developers plan to build a Hard Rock casino resort at the former Bristol Mall site. The developers plan on spending $350 million on construction. News Channel 11’s Kaylyn Kluck will have more on this referendum vote tonight at 11.
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Bristol, Virginia voters approve casino referendum
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IWG rolls out Jackpot Payout eInstant game with Virginia Lottery

IWG has launched Jackpot Payout with the Virginia Lottery. It's the second progressive jackpot-enabled eInstant game from IWg. It follows Jungle Tumble Jackpots, which is designed to award its rolling mid-tier prize multiple times each day. Virginia lottery director Rob Wesley expects strong results from the game.
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Richmond Casino: Casino developers gamble on Scott’s Addition: 'We are the best choice'

Scott's Addition Boulevard Association hosted a virtual meeting on Wednesday morning. The Cordish Company proposed a world class entertainment resort including a 300-room, four diamond, upscale hotel and convention center. Residents, business owners and community members opposed the project. If approved, the casino would replace Bowtie Cinemas at Arthur Ashe Boulevard and West Leigh Street. 100% of the infrastructure improvements would be made by the Cordishes.
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Richmond Casino: Casino developers gamble on Scott’s Addition: 'We are the best choice'
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Temporary gaming unlikely in Virginia before April 2022, lottery director says

Temporary gaming unlikely in Virginia before April 2022, lottery director says. Backers of the planned Hard Rock Bristol Hotel & Casino want to host a temporary gaming site in part of Bristol Mall. The legislation allows for temporary operations after an applicant has been licensed and background checks completed. Voters in Bristol and three other Virginia cities earlier this month approved casino gaming.
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Temporary gaming unlikely in Virginia before April 2022, lottery director says
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IWG launches jackpot-enabled e-Instant games with Canada’s ALC

IWG launches jackpot-enabled e-Instant games with Canada's ALC. A LC is the third North American lottery to go live with Jungle Tumble Jackpots. It's the first game to feature IWg's progressive jackpots technology. Virginia Lottery and New Hampshire Lotteries saw strong results after going live at the end of 2020.  ALC iGaming manager Robert Lalonde expects Jungle tumble jackpets to be a big hit with Alc players.
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