Report: Payoffs for state, company owners are big as Bristol Casino marks first year of gaming
More than 1 million people have visited the Bristol Casino: Future Home of Hard Rock since its opening one year ago.
July 8 is the one year anniversary of the Bristol Casino: Future Home of Hard Rock’s opening! Come out and visit the Commonwealth of Virginia’s very first casino! pic.twitter.com/YNoVflyVdB
— Neal Osborne (@Neal0sborne) July 7, 2023
The first operating casino in Virginia commemorated the milestone with a night of special prizes and giveaways, but the Commonweatlh has come away as the big winner with the business.
Statistics provided by Hard Rock International show $25.9 million in taxes have been supplied to the state in one year. In that time, $92 million in jackpots have been rewarded, processed more than 14,000 job applications, and promoted 84 staff members.
(IMAGE: J. Olsen, Bristol Broadcasting Co.)