Bally & # 39; s said its project would cover more than 1.6 million square feet. A press release said the resort would include "a casino, sports betting, hotel, resort-style pool, restaurants and retail stores, and flexible space for live entertainment and conferences."
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In addition to the NFL greats Lanier and Green, the strategic partners also include Warren Thompson, founder, president and chairman of the board of Thompson Hospitality Corporation.
Urban One, a Washington area media company that owns four Richmond radio stations, officially announced its plan on Tuesday to open a $ 517 casino in South Richmond with Peninsula Pacific Entertainment, owner of Colonial Downs Racetrack and Rosies Gaming Emporiums Million dollars to build. The Richmond Times dispatch outlined plans for the project in a story on Sunday.
The Pamunkey Indian Tribe, based on their reservation in King William County, are also proposing to build a casino resort in South Richmond, though the tribe is looking for objections from areas near the proposed location on Commerce Road on Ingram Avenue looked for a different place than a year ago.
The Pamunkey tribe on Monday proposed the construction of a $ 350 million casino resort on the 5000 block of Commerce Road just off I-95 at Exit 69. The project would include a 300-room hotel and a casino with 2,000 slot machines, 75 table games and a sports betting facility.