Caesars Virginia picks architect for Schoolfield casino project John Crane, Danville Register & Bee · March 3, 2021 at 10:45 pm Caesars Entertainment has selected an architect for its $400 million Caesars Virginia casino project at the former Dan River Inc. site in Schoolfield. The firm, Marnell Companies, is based in Las Vegas and has been behind casino/hotel and other projects there including the famous Bellagio Las Vegas, the Caesars Palace convention expansion, Park MGM, Wynn Las Vegas Hotel, Haus of Gaga-Park MGM and numerous others, according to the company’s website. Caesars spokesperson Robert Jarrett confirmed the selection of Marnell Companies on Monday, but would not provide further details. A representative with Marnell Companies, Nicole Garcia, would not comment for this story and referred questions to Caesars, instead. The casino resort is expected to include multiple restaurants and bars, a hotel with 300 four-star guest rooms, a 35,000-square-foot conference center, a 2,500-seat live-entertainment venue, a pool and a spa. It would also have 2,000 slot machines, 75 table games, 16 poker tables and a sportsbook to wager on various sports competitions.