Virginia: Hosts of pro-Richmond casino radio show make offensive remarks

Virginia: Hosts of pro-Richmond casino radio show make offensive remarks

Article brief provided by USBets
  • Bennett Conlin, USBets
November 3, 2023 3:30 PM

With just days until Richmonders vote on the Virginia city’s second casino referendum in three years, casino stakeholders are facing scrutiny for insensitive remarks shared on a radio show hosted by Cathy Hughes, Urban One’s founder and board chair. Urban One and Churchill Downs will be the developers for Richmond Grant Resort and Casino should the Nov. 7 referendum be approved.

Story continues below

Audio clips of the radio show, which were broadcast on The Box 99.5, were shared on No Means No Casino’s website. In one segment, guest host Preston Brown calls anti-casino activist Paul Goldman “a white Jew with the background of Judas.”