Caesars casino in Danville touts “tremendous start” in update for Virginia Lottery Board

Caesars casino in Danville touts “tremendous start” in update for Virginia Lottery Board

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  • Joe Dashiell, WDBJ-TV
July 13, 2023 3:34 PM
  • Joe Dashiell, WDBJ-TV

Officials with Caesars Virginia say they’ve had a “tremendous” start since opening their temporary casino in mid-May.

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The Danville operation now employs about 415 people, with most of them coming from the region. About 75% of the team members are from Virginia, and 50% from Danville.

Wednesday afternoon, General Manager Chis Albrecht told members of the Virginia Lottery Board interest in the Danville positions continues to grow.

“Our wages and rates being very strong, healthy in the region,” Albrecht said, “and now that word has spread what a table games dealer can make, what a slot attendant can make, we’re getting just a tremendous amount of output of interest in roles right now.”