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Find out more about our Minority Outreach and Hiring Plan!

To ensure our workforce reflects the diversity of the Norfolk community, the Norfolk Resort and Casino has developed a Minority Outreach and Hiring Plan that has set a goal to hire 90% of its workforce from Norfolk and the surrounding area, with 50% of the workforce being comprised of individuals from minority groups.Click here to find out more!

All In for Jobs A Field of Career Opportunities

All In for Jobs

2,480 permanent jobs &
2,000+ construction jobs

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Education Needed Funding for Virginia Schools

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$50 million annually for Virginia public school construction and renovation

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Entertainment The Fun Never Ends

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Table games, spa, sports book, restaurants, bars, shows and more!

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Revenue Revenue Boost for the City

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$30 million per year for Norfolk in gaming and sales-related tax revenue

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Community Partnering with the Community

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Funding for local flood resiliency efforts and other community programs

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Tourism A Win for All of Norfolk

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6.2 million visitors expected annually to generate local tax revenue

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$50 million more for public schools – every year!

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  • What is a referendum and why is it happening?

    A referendum allows citizens of a locality to vote on a single policy question that directly impacts them. The referendum will be taking place because it is required by the legislation that was passed by the Virginia General Assembly. The legislation permitted five localities, including Norfolk, with the ability to develop a casino, but only after a majority of the voters in each respective locality voted in favor of the casino.

  • What will the casino referendum look like on the ballot?

    Shall casino gaming be permitted at a casino gaming establishment in the City of Norfolk on property east of Harbor Park Stadium bounded to the north by Park Avenue, to the south by the Eastern Branch of the Elizabeth River, and generally to the east by Norfolk & Western Railway railroad tracks with an approximate street address of 200 Park Avenue, as may be approved by the Virginia Lottery Board?
    [ ] Yes
    [ ] No

    *This referendum question will only appear on ballots for voters in Norfolk, VA.
  • How to Vote

    In order to keep people safe, there are a few different voting options this year. Virginia offers no-excuse mail-in absentee and in-person absentee voting beginning September 18th.

    Mail-In Absentee
    Vote Sept. 18 – Nov. 3
    Absentee ballots will start to arrive in mailboxes on September 18
    The deadline to request an absentee ballot be mailed to you is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23rd.
    Request an absentee ballot
    Note: You must return your ballot postmarked on or before Election Day (Nov. 3).

    In-Person Absentee
    Vote Sept. 18 – Oct. 31
    In-person absentee voting will begin September 18th. Visit City Hall during normal office hours (810 Union Street, 1st Floor; Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm) to cast your absentee ballot in-person.
    The Norfolk Office of Elections is offering curbside services during regular office hours. For more information on mail-in and in-person absentee voting as well as curbside services, visit the Norfolk Office of Elections.

    Election Day
    Vote ON Nov. 3
    If you can’t or don’t want to vote early, show up at your polling place on November 3rd and cast your vote in-person. Remember to vote YES for the Norfolk casino!

So, why should I vote YES?
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What They're Saying

This is our opportunity to create jobs, generate millions of dollars for schools and make our city the leading tourist destination in Virginia. Join our cause and help bring this once-in-a-lifetime project in Norfolk.