Castle Hill Gaming Expands Albemarle County, Virgina, Headquarters
As in incentive, Castle Hill Gaming will receive funding from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program to support the hiring and training of 106 new employees.
“As a UVA graduate who grew up in Albemarle, I am proud to be creating jobs in the County,” said Arthur Watson, CEO of Castle Hill Gaming. “Virginia has created an exciting opportunity in its approval of Historic Horse Racing machines, and participating in this new industry will enable Castle Hill to create dozens of sales, service, and manufacturing jobs in Virginia. Looking forward to 2020 and beyond, we are well-positioned to grow our company and expand our operations. Being the only Virginia-based company that can build and design HHR games, we expect to add production jobs, as well.”
“We are thrilled that this innovative, homegrown company has looked at the stakes and is all in on reinvesting and expanding in Albemarle County,” said Governor Ralph Northam. “Software design and development is a booming industry with high-quality jobs, and Castle Hill Gaming’s exponential growth is slotted to advance the Commonwealth’s leading position in this key sector. We look forward to the company’s next chapter and thank them for delivering a jackpot of more than 100 new jobs here in Virginia.”
“Castle Hill Gaming’s decision to expand its presence in Albemarle County is a testament to Virginia’s supportive ecosystem that fosters the growth of information technology companies,” said Secretary of Commerce and Trade Brian Ball. “The Commonwealth is a hub for technology businesses of all sizes, and with access to Central Virginia’s steady pipeline of tech talent, we are confident that Castle Hill Gaming will continue to flourish in Albemarle County.”
“Albemarle County is proud to support Castle Hill Gaming as it expands its business right here in our community,” said Chair of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors Ned Gallaway. “As a primary business, Castle Hill Gaming’s success means our local economy is able to attract resources from outside the community. Its growth also creates a more diverse and stable local economy while increasing local opportunity.”
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