Bally corporations denied the right to build a gambling and entertainment complex in Richmond

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The Bally Corporation has lost the right to build a casino resort in Richmond, Virginia. The city authorities rejected the proposal made by this company because of its insufficient study. In particular, questions arose about providing access to the territory where the facility will appear, environmental factors, and so on. In addition, the project of the Bally corporation caused protests from local residents. Representatives of the corporation, which was ready to invest $650 million in the construction of the complex alone, attract 3.7 million customers annually and create more than 2,000 jobs, said that Bally had received the most favorable conditions for the implementation of the investment project for Richmond. And they promised to implement it if the city authorities reconsider their decision. Two companies remain in the race to build a casino resort in Richmond – Live! Casino & Hotel Richmond and One Casino + Resort. The winner will be announced in May 2021. My Lucky Story previously reported on another investment, Caesars Entertainment Corp. will spend $400 million to upgrade its casino resorts in Atlantic City. As reported, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan adopted in the first reading a bill on the Issyk-Kul gambling zone, which caused criticism from the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Kyrgyzstan.

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