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Bally’s Richmond Casino Proposal Allows City’s Residents To Purchase Equity

April 19, 2021 | By: Cole Rush

Bally’s Corporation, a finalist for Virginia’s Richmond casino project, announced today that it will “provide the opportunity for all Richmond residents to purchase an equity interest in, and become partial owners of, Bally’s Richmond.”  To roll out the program that allows this, Bally’s partnered with David Walton, a Richmond-based entrepreneur. Walton will help generate awareness […]

Virginia Sports Betting Expands As License Cap Increases

March 31, 2021 | By: Cole Rush

Virginia sports betting originally looked slated to include a total of 12 licenses. But due to a legal hiccup, the state’s regulations counted Virginia’s five upcoming casino licenses against that 12 license maximum.  Today, however, Governor Ralph Northam signed SB 1254 and HB 1847, rectifying the issue.  Now, Virginia sports betting law is abundantly clear […]

WynnBET VA Giving Away VIP Vacation Trip To NASCAR Events

March 26, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

This spring, WynnBET VA is giving away a VIP weekend getaway to Virginia as part of a package that includes tickets to either the Blue-Emu Maximum Relief 500 in Martinsville or the Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Cup Series Race in Richmond.  The contest’s package includes a “NASCAR experience for two” at the Martinsville Speedway on […]

VA Considers Ban On Skill-Based Slots

March 22, 2021 | By: Rebecca Hanchett

Virginia lawmakers in 2020 gave mom-and-pop stores one more year to operate skill-based slot machines. Now that year’s about up, and the machines – called “gray machines,” because they fall under a gray area of law – could soon be illegal. This is despite the fact that in 2020, the state legalized gambling at retail […]

WynnBET And NASCAR To Build Sports Betting Lounge At Richmond Raceway

March 17, 2021 | By: Cole Rush

Virginia’s Richmond Raceway will soon be home to a retail sports betting lounge. The popular NASCAR venue will leverage its partnership with Wynn Resorts to offer land-based sports betting at the track, according to NBC12. This news is the latest development in a long line of good news for WynBET and sports betting in Virginia. […]

WynnBET Sportsbook Virginia Has Launched – What to Know

March 10, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

The WynnBET Sportsbook app officially launched in Virginia on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. It is currently available for iOS and Android devices. New members can now join and wager at WynnBET Virginia from anywhere in the Commonwealth. WynnBET was granted a sports betting license in Virginia on March 5, 2021, and launched its product just […]

WynnBET Virginia Sportsbook To Launch Next Week

March 5, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

Update: WynnBet Virginia launched on March 10, 2021. You can now read our full review of WynnBET Virginia sportsbook. The Virginia Lottery has approved WynnBET as a legal online sports betting operator in the Commonwealth. The new WynnBet Virginia app will launch next week between Monday, March 8, and Friday, March 12, 2021. Craig Billings, […]

Virginia Online Sports Betting Post $58.9 Million In January Betting Handle

March 1, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

The first 11 days of legal sports betting in Virginia points to a promising 2021 for the state’s sports betting industry. According to revenue reports released Monday by the Virginia Lottery, the state’s newly-launched mobile sportsbooks produced just under $59 million in handle for January 2021. Those numbers represent just an 11-day period from Jan. […]

Big Gambling Names Bid On Potential Virginia Casino Project in Richmond

February 25, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

A potential land-based casino project in Richmond has drawn interest from some of the gaming industry’s biggest names. Richmond voters will decide if the proposed casino project becomes a reality, with the matter to be decided on the November 2021 ballot. The prospect of a retail casino in the Virginia capital is prompting several companies […]