Resort Casino

After a long process to find the perfect spot for this transformational project, the City and the Pamunkey Indian Tribe identified the banks of the Elizabeth River in the heart of Norfolk. This 13.4-acre location on the waterfront is the right spot at the right time for this exciting project.

Millions in new revenue 

Thousands of new jobs

No public incentives


The Norfolk Resort Casino will bring the following benefits:

  • Significant private investment with no public incentives
  • New, ongoing revenue to the City that will enable much-needed investment in important priorities
  • New short- and long-term jobs and related workforce development opportunities
  • Increased wages and reduced unemployment
  • Opportunity to support the City’s efforts to diversify the local and regional economy and reduce reliance on federal defense spending
  • Strongly positions Norfolk and the region as a premier tourist destination and entertainment market in the Mid-Atlantic
  • Increased hotel and convention capacity
  • Catalyst to support continued revitalization of Norfolk’s waterfront
  • Increased Amtrak ridership and air passengers at Norfolk International Airport

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