Virgin Islands, United States Casinos
The Virgin Islands of United States are a group of islands in the Caribbean that are an insular area of the United States. The Virgin Islands of United States consist of the four main islands of St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix, Water Island, and many smaller islands.
The U.S. Virgin Islands are known for their white sand beaches. As far as the gaming industry is concerned, people are gradually realizing the potential and the entertainment that these Virgin Islands hold. Recently the Virgin Islands are making news as several organizations want to set up their casinos or racinos over here. In the St. Croix Island of the Virgin Islands of the United States, there may be another development project soon. In this project, a lease for a major hotel in Betty's Hope would be signed by USVI Governor Charles W. Turnbull.
The project is that of a hotel casino, with conference center and cultural theme park on around 500 acres of Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) land near the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport.
An investment firm based in Reston, Va., TransCapital, had announced in a press release that it has reached a lease accord with VIPA. The lease now goes to Turnbull for his signature.
Darnell Dailey, a principal of TransCapital, said VIPA chosen favorably on the lease and the company is anxiously awaiting the governor's approval.
This is also in the area is the Randall 'Doc' James race track, which features thoroughbred horse racing. Fast cars from all around the Caribbean compete at the St Croix Drag Association Track a mile east of the airport.
As reported by a recent news service: "The Mashantucket Pequots announced Wednesday that they plan to use proceeds from the sale of their high-speed ferries to develop a beachfront resort and casino in St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The tribe said in a prepared statement that it holds a majority share in a development company that owns a 600-acre beachfront parcel in St. Croix. The minority shareholder, William and Punch Partners, arranged for $3.9 million in financing to purchase the property a year ago, according to Internet reports.
Preliminary plans call for a beachfront hotel, marina and casino. Condominiums and a golf course also are being considered.
Casinos and Gambling Facts
U.S. Virgin Islands is a country in Caribbean with legal gambling.
U.S. Virgin Islands is divided into states and then cities. There are 1 states with gambling facilities in U.S. Virgin Islands which have 4 legal gambling facilities available in total.
The types of gambling available in U.S. Virgin Islands are: casinos.
The largest of the states in U.S. Virgin Islands is Saint Croix with 4 gambling facilities, 17 tables games, 435 gaming, slot, and video poker machines. The largest gambling city in U.S. Virgin Islands is Christiansted, Saint Croix with 4 gambling facilities, 17 tables games, 435 gaming, slot, and video poker machines.
The largest casino in the entire country of U.S. Virgin Islands is Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino which is located in Christiansted, Saint Croix. Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino has 17 table games, 2 poker tables, 360 gaming and video poker machines.
U.S. Virgin Islands Casino Stats
Upcoming U.S. Virgin Islands Casinos
Opens June 1st, 2016
U.S. Virgin Islands Casino List
Opens June 1st, 2016
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