Voters approve pari-mutuel betting in two Virginia locations David McGee, Bristol Herald Courier · November 8, 2019 at 2:27 am Voters in two Virginia localities — including one linked to the proposed Bristol Resort and Casino — approved referenda Tuesday to allow off-track pari-mutuel wagering in their communities. Danville voters narrowly approved a referendum for pari-mutuel wagering within the city limits. The final tally was 51.8% of voters, or 5,083, who favored the change compared to 48.1%, or 4,717, who opposed it, according to the state Department of Elections. The margin of support was even wider in the town of Dumfries in Prince William County on Tuesday. The town of about 5,200 residents approved a similar pari-mutuel referendum on Tuesday, with 60.4% — 467 voters — in favor of the proposal and 39.5%, or 306, opposed.