Legends Resort & Casino will bring thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic impact to the River Valley and state of Arkansas. Through our local office in downtown Russellville, Legends Resort & Casino will continue to be an outstanding community partner, dedicated to providing something for everyone. 

  • 10-year economic impact of more than $5 billion
More than $300 million investment in facilities:
  • Casino
  • Hotel with 200 rooms
  • Sportsbook
  • Indoor conference & music venue
  • Outdoor music venue
$38.8 million Economic Development Agreement with Pope County paid directly to:
  • Pope County & local municipalities
  • Community organizations
  • Fire protection groups
  • Scholarship funds
  • Art associations
Recurring economic impact over first 10 years:
  • Once operational, estimates are that Legends Resort & Casino will immediately create more than 2,100 jobs in Pope County and surrounding counties through direct and indirect employment. 
  • Over the 10-year licensure, Legends Resort & Casino will support tens of thousands of jobs in Pope County and surrounding counties from direct and indirect employment. 
  • Legends Resort & Casino is expected to purchase hundreds of millions from vendors, most of which will be Arkansas based, over the 10-year license period. 


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