The "Richmond Grand" resort, casino and entertainment complex is projected to create at least 1,300 well-paying jobs.

After losing in a close-call vote in 2021, the Urban ONE Casino Project will be returning to the ballot in Richmond this November.

The Virginia capital city of Richmond recommended the ONE Casino + Resort to advance to a referendum on casino gaming during Election Day on Nov. 2, pushing it one step closer to having the nation's first Black-owned casino.


Rev. Al Sharpton recently caught up with Urban One CEO Alfred Liggins to discuss the company's branded casino proposals for the city of Richmond, Virginia.

Urban One Inc., a Black-owned business that operates media organizations across the country, recently ventured into partnership with Peninsula Pacific Entertainment to propose a $517 million casino resort in South Richmond.

A new survey seeking feedback from Richmond, Virginia, residents about plans to build a casino there follows criticism from African American business leaders that they and Black residents haven't been considered for the economic opportunities.

The ongoing debate over whether to build and operate new casinos in Virginia has failed to take the commonwealth’s Black residents and their economic opportunities into consideration, African American business leaders say.

LAS VEGAS – Authorities will be looking out for anyone trying to cash high-denomination chips at the posh Bellagio resort after an armed bandit stole at least $1.5 million in casino chips and fled on a motorcycle. The thief took chips ranging in value from $100 to $25,000 early Tuesday, police said. However, he might […]