Caesars Entertainment Announces a New $650M Casino Resort in Virginia
Caesars Entertainment is to break ground this week on the new Caesars Virginia casino resort in the US state of the same name, in a joint venture with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
Caesars, the largest casino-entertainment company in the U.S, is to build the development in Danville, Virginia, at a cost of $650 million and is scheduled to open in 2024. It is estimated the new development will create thousands of jobs to build and run the completed resort.
The resort at Virginia will have a 500-room hotel and feature a first-class casino gaming floor, and this will contain 1,300 slots, over 20 electronic table games, and 85 live table games. The resort will also host a Caesars Sportsbook and a WSOP poker room.
The entertainment facilities at the Caesars Virginia resort are to include a spa, a pool, and high-quality restaurants and bars. A theatre seating 2,500 guests, along with 40,000 square feet of space for conventions and meeting rooms.
We are excited to build a world-class Caesars resort in Danville with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, a valued partner of Caesars Entertainment for more than 20 years, Caesars' diverse collection of destinations across the U.S. is synonymous with unparalleled service, impressive benefits through our Caesars Rewards loyalty program, superstar entertainment talent and culinary excellence. We will bring these same phenomenal offerings to the Danville region for people to enjoy.
Richard Sneed, the Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians commented, "This venture is a vital opportunity for our nation and our people. We are excited to be expanding our longstanding and successful partnership with Caesars Entertainment to develop a first-class resort that will be defined by luxury and service that Caesars' guests have known and come to expect,"