Plans were announced for the proposed Bristol resort and casino on the former mall property in September.
The United Company of Bristol, meeting with – Danville, Virginia City Leaders with the idea of also bringing a resort style casino to the Southside Virginia City.
“I have faith it will pass on our end for sure,” said James Bucker, Danville City Councilman.
Buckner says the Danville Casino Would generate thousands of jobs in the area, decreasing danville unemployment rate.
Virginia residents still in favour and against the idea of casino style gambling at 500 gate city highway, just feet from sprawling residential neighbourhood.
“I will entail a lot of revenue. I will have people coming here from the interstate stopping here to play here, which will generate hotel activity, food activity and other stuffs,” said Michael Scate, Bristol Resident.