It has been reported today that Caesars Entertainment, one of the largest operators of casino hotel resorts in the United States, has announced the launch of a referendum campaign in the state of Virginia titled: Caesars For Danville.
Residents of Danville Virginia will have the opportunity to cast their vote on whether or not the want the new development to go ahead for the proposed $400 million premier resort and casino in three years time.
Danville, nicknamed the River City, is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States and has a population of around forty-thousand residents.
According to proposal plans, the development and construction of such resort will bring around ‘900 construction jobs, 1,300 operational jobs and over $34 million annually in additional gaming tax revenue to the city’.
Anthony Carano of Caesars Entertainment commented on the referendum and casino resort proposals:
“Caesars Entertainment has a long history of enriching the communities we serve, whether that be through our commitment to social responsibility or through our proven record of creating exhilarating experiences at our world-class resorts.
Our diverse collection of destinations across the U.S. are 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 people of Danville to enjoy.”
If given the go-ahead, the new Caesars Entertainment resort will consist of 300 hotel rooms, a full-service spa, swimming pool and world-class casino gaming floor featuring all-action table games such as blackjack, craps and roulette, along with a variety of slot machines from some of the country’s biggest gaming providers.
Strategic adviser leading the referendum efforts for Caesars Entertainment Tony Rodio also commented on the announcement:
“We look forward to partnering with Danville on Caesars Virginia, and we are grateful for the overwhelming support we have seen thus far on this thrilling investment into the city. The endorsement from such respected members of the community is humbling, and we sincerely thank Dr. Franks, Mayor Jones, Delegate Marshall and Ms. Wright-Warren for their work to make Caesars Virginia in Danville a reality come November.”