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Pari-Mutuel Referendum Petition Drive Officially Underway in Emporia

First Step in Effort to Bring a Rosie’s Gaming Emporium to the City *** If Approved by Voters this Fall, Entertainment Facility Will Create New Well-Paying Jobs in Emporia; Generate Millions in New Tax Revenue For Schools, Roads, Community Programs*** Colonial Downs Group announced today that Linda Edwards, Clerk of the Greensville County Circuit Court, […]

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Rosie’s Gaming Emporium® Announces “Together We Win” Program

  $52,000 in 52 Weeks to 52 Worthy Charities Adds to over $1 Million in Donations to Date Colonial Downs Group has announced that every week in 2021, Rosie’s Gaming Emporium® will donate $1,000 to a local charity from a community in which it operates. Aaron Gomes, chief operating officer of Colonial Downs Group, stated, “Helping […]

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$914,533 winner


Player wins $914,530.90 on a $3 Wager in Hampton!  Hampton & Richmond, Va. – January 13, 2020 – A resident from the Newport News area hit the highest Historical Horse Racing (HHR) jackpot in U.S history at the Rosie’s Gaming Emporium® located in Hampton, Virginia shortly before 9:00 pm Tuesday evening, January 12. The jackpot, […]

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Rosie’s Gaming Emporium Now Open in Dumfries

Dumfries, VA – January 8, 2021 – At a ceremonial outdoor and socially distanced ribbon cutting, Colonial Downs Group announced today that Rosie’s Gaming Emporium is now open in Dumfries, Va. Rosie’s, located in the Triangle Shopping Plaza convenient to Interstate 95, features 150 slots-like gaming machines, simulcast horse racing, restaurant and bar. At the […]

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Dumfries Rosie’s Media Preview Tuesday, January 5

WHAT: Rosie’s Dumfries will open to the public on Friday, January 8. Join us for a special media preview. WHEN: Tuesday, January 5; 10:00 am WHERE: 18069 Triangle Shopping Plaza, Dumfries, Virginia 22026 WHY: Rosie’s is bringing a new form of entertainment and fun, along with great jobs and significant tax revenues to Northern Virginia. […]

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Rosie's Gives Back $10,000 Senior Connections Donation

Colonial Downs Group Donates $100,000 to Help Pay Off Delinquent Gas & Water Bills for Older Adults in Richmond

Donation Made to Senior Connections: The Capital Area Agency on Aging Colonial Downs Group, which operates Rosie’s Gaming Emporiums® in Richmond, Hampton, New Kent County, Vinton, and opening soon in Dumfries, and the Colonial Downs Racetrack also in New Kent County, announced today a $100,000 donation to Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging […]

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Colonial Downs Group to Announce Significant Contribution to Help Richmond City Senior Citizens during Holiday

***EVENT WILL BE HELD OUTSIDE; FEATURE VERY SHORT PROGRAM*** Richmond, VA – December 17, 2020 – Colonial Downs Group, which operates Rosie’s Gaming Emporiums in Richmond, Hampton, New Kent County, Vinton, and opening soon in Dumfries, and the Colonial Downs Racetrack also in New Kent County, will announce a significant contribution at 2pm, Monday December […]

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Colonial Downs and Rosie’s Gaming Emporium named ‘Attraction of the Year’

By Community Member | September 26, 2020 4:38 pm Colonial Downs in New Kent has been named as Richmond Region Tourism’s “Attraction of the Year.” The announcement came as part of a virtual event held on Sept. 25 as part of its annual meeting. The meeting also served as a launching pad for Richmond Region […]

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$409,401 Jackpot Winner


Player wins over $409,000 on a $2.40 Penny Spin in Hampton! A player on the penny Historical Horse Racing (HHR) machines at the Rosie’s Gaming Emporium, located in Hampton, hit it big Sunday morning, September 27. At 9:45 am, the player wagered $2.40 on the “Scorchin Hot Ruby” game and the screen lit up offering […]

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Rosie's Gives Back Bed Build

Rosie’s to Join “Bunks Across America” Project

Volunteers to Assemble Wooden Beds in Richmond Saturday Volunteers from Colonial Downs Group, Rosie’s Gaming Emporium and the Henrico County chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace, a national nonprofit organization, will be joining forces in Richmond Saturday, September 26 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm to build beds as part of “Bunks Across America” for […]

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Player wins $223,220 on a $2.40 Penny Spin!  (NEW KENT, Va.) – August 6, 2020 – A player on the penny Historical Horse Racing (HHR) machines at the Rosie’s Gaming Emporium, located at the Colonial Downs Racetrack in New Kent County, hit it big this afternoon. At 3:27 pm, the player wagered $2.40 and the […]

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Rosie’s Gaming Emporiums to Re-Open July 1 Extra Care Program to Provide Safe Environment When Guests and Team Members Return

Richmond, VA – June 26, 2020 – Colonial Downs Group, which operates Rosie’s Gaming Emporiums in Richmond, Hampton, New Kent County and Vinton is pleased to announce it is time again for some good, clean fun! After months of following stay-in-place shelter directives, Rosie’s will be entering Phase 3 of the Commonwealth’s re-opening for business […]

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Colonial Downs to serve 20,000 free meals to Virginia’s coronavirus first responders, pay employees through April

by: Adrienne Mayfield Posted: Mar 25, 2020 / 10:30 AM EDT / Updated: Mar 25, 2020 / 10:36 AM EDT RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia’s only horse racing track is closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but its owners are placing their bets on the commonwealth’s medical professionals, first responders, and grocery store workers to […]

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Rosie’s gives back: Casino offering free meals to ‘Virginia heroes’

Posted: Apr 1, 2020 / 05:07 PM EDT / Updated: Apr 1, 2020 / 06:36 PM ED RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Rosie’s Gaming Emporium locations are coming together to support the community during the coronavirus outbreak. Beginning April 1, the casino will be giving away 20,000 free meals to ‘Virginia heroes’ that must work on the front lines of […]

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Rosie’s Gaming Emporium starts free meal service today

by: Aaron Thompson Posted: Apr 1, 2020 / 05:11 PM EDT / Updated: Apr 1, 2020 / 05:11 PM EDT VINTON, Va. (WFXR) — Today kicked off the start of Rosie‘s gaming Emporium‘s “Rosies Gives Back” which handles a lot of charity causes and events. Today’s event is geared towards giving 20,000 free meals to […]

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Colonial Downs Group Announces All Rosie’s Gaming Emporium Employees to Be Paid Through April

***Company Also Announces Initiative to Provide 20,000 Free Meals to Virginia’s Community Heroes in the Fight Against the Coronavirus*** Rosie’s Kitchens Will Prepare 20,000 “Grab and Go” Meals for Public Safety, Health Care Professionals, and All Other Essential Personnel Required to Work During This Unprecedented Time Details:  Richmond, VA – March 25, 2020 – […]

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Rosie’s Temporarily Closing in Response to Coronavirus Concerns

Rosie’s to Temporarily Close All Locations in Response to COVID-19 Gaming Emporiums to Reopen March 30 Richmond, VA – March 15, 2020 – Colonial Downs Group is announcing it will temporarily close its Rosie’s locations in Richmond, Hampton, New Kent & Vinton at the end of business today until Monday, March 30. The health and […]

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Largest Rosie’s Jackpot, $390,116.95, Hit in Richmond Today, February 6, 2020

A local man won the largest jackpot in Rosie’s history on a $25 spin at the Richmond Rosie’s on Thursday afternoon. Baron Rene Diaz-Reyez celebrated with his family, who joined him at Rosie’s after hearing about his good fortune. The previous record Rosie’s jackpot of $146,206.85 was won in New Kent County on May 28, […]

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New Study Projects Colonial Downs Group Investment in Virginia Will Support 4,232 Jobs; Generate Over $44 Million in State & Local Tax Revenue in 2020

Colonial Downs Racetrack and Rosie’s Gaming Emporiums Poised to Spur $445 Million in Combined Economic Activity Statewide This Year A new economic study has found that the investment in Virginia by the Colonial Downs Group, consisting of the Colonial Downs Racetrack in New Kent County and Rosie’s gaming facilities statewide, will support thousands of new […]

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It’s not technically a casino, but here’s what to expect – and play – at a night at Rosie’s Gaming Emporium in South Richmond

By HOLLY PRESTIDGE Richmond Times-Dispatch Three nickels. A whopping 15 cents. Those were my “winnings” upon leaving Rosie’s Gaming Emporium after venturing out with my husband on a childless Friday night a few months ago. He, on the other hand, left with $150. “Your decimal point is in the wrong place,” he quipped, holding $130 […]

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