Caesars Virginia To Have 1,300 Slots And A WSOP Poker Room

  • Caesars Entertainment and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will break ground on Caesars Virginia.
  • The project is located in Danville, VA, and will contain 1300 slots in addition to other gambling opportunities.
  • Caesars Virginia is expected to open in 2024.

DANVILLE, Va. – Caesars Entertainment has officially partnered with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to develop Caesars Virginia.

The project breaks ground in Danville, VA this week, and will cost up to $650 million – much of which the two entities claim will boost tourism and the economy of Danville.

Caesars claims in a press release that the project “ will create thousands of construction and operational jobs”.

The current schedule for the project sees an opening date in 2024.

What Will The Casino Contain?

The current plans for Caesars Virginia are extensive, in terms of both gambling options and amenities.

Planned Gambling Options At Caesars Virginia

  • 1,300 slots
  • 85 live table games
  • 24 electronic table games
  • 1 WSOP poker room
  • 1 Caesars Sportsbook

Planned Amenities At Caesars Virginia

  • A full-service spa
  • A pool
  • Multiple high-quality bars and restaurants
  • A 2,500-seat state-of-the-art live entertainment theater
  • 40,000 square feet of meeting and convention space

Caesars Virginia will be one of the four approved casinos in Virginia, with one outstanding casino license remaining after Richmond’s voters did not approve it.

What Do The Companies Think?

Caesars President and Chief Operating Officer Anthony Carano described the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians as a valued partner of Caesars, and praised Caesars’ geographic spread as adding more value to the Caesars Rewards program.

“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,” said Carano.

He continued: “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, Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, also praised the partnership that the Band and Caesars have worked on over the years, and noted his expectations that the resort will be first-class.

“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,” Sneed said.