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$517 million proposal for resort casino in Richmond to be announced this week

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Published: Feb. 22, 2021 at 12:44 PM EST
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Urban One will be unveiling plans for a $517 million entertainment, dining and gaming destination in Richmond Tuesday.

Urban One says it plans to build and open the only black-owned casino in the country.

“We have been a part of the Richmond community since 1999, and everything we are proposing will have a local flavor and will ensure our facility uplifts the entire Richmond community. I look forward to sharing more details about our ONE proposal with the community on Tuesday morning after we have delivered it to the city,” Executive Officer Alfred Liggins said in a statement.

The announcement will be made on Feb. 23 at 2001 Walmsley Boulevard at 11 a.m.

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