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  • Christiansburg has $1 million lottery winner November 22, 2020 7:03 am The New Castle Record According to the Virginia Lottery News, someone in Christiansburg is a new millionaire. The night drawings on Tuesday, Nov. 17, resulted in a big win for some local resident when a Mega Millions ticket bought in Christiansburg won $1 million. Now the …
  • Virginia cities hope to cash in after voters approve casino measures November 13, 2020 8:22 pm The Washington Post The General Assembly passed a measure earlier this year permitting those localities to consider gambling after officials there pleaded for help in boosting their economies. A fifth city, Richmond, also won clearance from lawmakers to consider a casino, but …
  • Virginia overrun by sports betting applicants; Massachusetts casinos get territorial November 13, 2020 4:40 am Calvin Ayre Half of Virginia’s sports betting applicants are going to go home disappointed while Massachusetts casinos want to ensure online-only operators find no favor in their state. On Thursday, the Virginia Lottery announced that it was reviewing 25 applications …
  • Franklin County appoints new school superintendent November 13, 2020 4:00 am Roanoke Tribune - Virginia Dr. Bernice Cobbs Dr. Bernice Cobbs was appointed as the next superintendent of Franklin County Public Schools at today’s school board meeting. The school board conducted a nationwide search that included 15 applicants and a strong pool of candidates. Dr. …
  • US sports betting records falling like Trump’s hopes of avoiding jail November 12, 2020 4:18 am Calvin Ayre US sports betting records continue to fall like Donald Trump’s hopes of avoiding prison come the new year. Figures released by the Indiana Gaming Commission show the state’s licensed sportsbooks handled nearly $231m in wagers in the month of October, up …
  • Sentara warns job seekers about nationwide recruitment scam November 5, 2020 9:51 pm WAVY - Virginia MANCHESTER, Va. (WRIC) -- Four Virginia cities have now approved casino gaming: Norfolk, Portsmouth, Danville and Bristol. The Virginia General Assembly legalized casinos in the state earlier this year and chose five potential locations, including Richmond …
  • New Rush Street Gaming Casino Approved by Voters in Portsmouth, Virginia November 4, 2020 12:56 pm Odessa American - Texas PORTSMOUTH, Va. & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 4, 2020-- A great new place to work and play is coming to Portsmouth, Virginia. Chicago-based Rush Street Gaming will develop and operate the latest addition to its growing portfolio of gaming and …
  • Betting on the Future: Going mobile in Virginia October 28, 2020 9:21 am WTOP - District Columbia Virginia is going mobile-only for sports betting, and they're casting a wide net for providers. WTOP's John Domen looks at the situation in the commonwealth. More and more states around the country are legalizing sports betting, with visions of …
  • Bi-County Nutrition receives new delivery vehicle to deliver food to senior citizens October 22, 2020 11:19 pm WBOY-TV 12 - West Virginia NUTTER FORT, W.Va. – State Senators have helped one Harrison County charity get a new delivery vehicle to assist them in bringing meals into the homes of senior citizens. Bi-County Nutrition received the keys to a new Ford Explorer Thursday morning at …
  • Disability hire no gamble for Mountaineer October 20, 2020 12:44 pm Morning Journal News - Ohio Submitted photo Michael Reiner works at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort. (This story is part of a series in observation of October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month, highlighting local employers and employees who have found success …
  • 'It was surreal': Abingdon woman wins $500K in Virginia Lottery scratcher game October 6, 2020 10:18 pm WJHL 11 - Tennessee by: News Channel 11 Staff Posted: Oct 6, 2020 / 02:24 PM EDT / Updated: Oct 6, 2020 / 02:55 PM EDT ABINGDON, Va. (WJHL)- Virginia Lottery officials announced an Abingdon, Virginia woman that bought a scratch-off ticket “on a whim” ended up with …
  • W.Va. Teacher of the year award goes to Upshur County educator September 30, 2020 2:55 am WBOY-TV 12 - West Virginia TENNERTON, W.Va. (WBOY) – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) and the West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) announced Upshur County’s Erin Anderson as this year’s West Virginia Teacher of the Year during a virtual program Tuesday, September …
  • Return Of Sports Causes Wagering Revenues To Skyrocket In August September 25, 2020 1:27 pm Forbes A server wears a face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus at the Westgate Superbook sports ... [+] book Friday, July 31, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) ASSOCIATED PRESS When sports went quiet in the United States in mid-March, the …
  • Manassas woman wins $100,000 September 24, 2020 6:36 pm Potomac Local - Virginia Marilyn Dodson, of Manassas, won $100,000 in the Virginia Lottery’s Cash 5 game. When she plays, she likes to select numbers that correspond to her daughters’ birthdays, the lottery tells us. That strategy paid off when she matched all five winning numbers …
  • Virginia online sports betting application window starts Oct. 15 September 15, 2020 11:27 pm Calvin Ayre Virginia has approved new online sports betting regulations, setting up the likelihood of legal wagering commencing early in the new year. On Tuesday, the Virginia Lottery Board approved its regulatory framework for legal online sports betting, following …

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