Va. City Approves Pamunkey Tribe As Casino Operator

Law360 (May 29, 2020, 1:20 PM EDT) -- The City Council of Norfolk, Virginia, has given the thumbs-up to the Pamunkey Indian Tribe to run a proposed waterfront resort and casino, voting under a state-required process for the tribe to act as its preferred operator.

The 7-to-1 vote in a Zoom meeting Tuesday followed the council's initial approval of an agreement with the tribe inked in September and hews to rules set out by the Virginia General Assembly in its past session for approved gambling cities to select a preferred casino operator, according to Pamunkey spokesman Jay T. Smith.

The one "no" vote came from Council Member Paul R....

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