Vote YES for
World-Class Entertainment in Danville
By voting YES on November 3rd, you can help create 1,300 ongoing jobs with great benefits and generate tens of millions in new tax revenue for Danville. Caesars Virginia will be a $400 million resort at Schoolfield, with 300 or more hotel rooms, a 2,500-seat live entertainment venue, 35,000 sq. ft. of conference space, a state-of-the-art spa, and a casino.
The Schoolfield site along West Main Street has plenty of room for a casino resort, according to officials. “The Schoolfield development site is more than 77 acres and provides ample room and space to develop the Caesars Virginia resort with a full complement of amenities,” said David Rittvo, vice president of development for Caesars Entertainment in Paradise, Nevada. The company’s preliminary site plan prepared during the RFP process (the city’s request for proposals for a casino) showed that the site would be able to accommodate not only the casino, but the hotel, meeting and conference space, 2,500-seat live entertainment venue