New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | April 8, 2020

Colonial Downs closing doors until March 30

By Community Member | March 15, 2020 5:50 pm

Rosie’s Gaming Emporium at Colonial Downs in New Kent will shut down for two weeks.

“While there are no known COVID-19 cases impacting anyone associated with any Rosie’s location, the safety of our team and our customers is our top priority,” said Aaron Gomes, Chief Operating Officer for the Colonial Downs Group. “As we have continued to monitor this situation, our action complies with federal and state guidance and is the right thing to do as a preventative measure.”

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam order of social distancing regarding social gatherings and interacting with groups of 100 or more people are temporarily banned. Rosie’s is planning to reopen all venues on March 30.