RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (Aug. 13, 2021) – Arkansas-based Nabholz Corporation and AnderCorp have formed a joint venture to oversee construction of Gulfside Casino Partnership’s River Valley Casino Resort. As the licensed casino operator for Pope County, Gulfside has committed to using local vendors for its $254-million entertainment destination in Russellville.
“The Nabholz team is looking forward to working with AnderCorp, as well as local subcontractors and vendors, to help build this economic engine for our state,” said incoming CEO Jake Nabholz. “Our firm has fostered a strong relationship with AnderCorp’s president and CEO, Roy Anderson III, over the past two decades, and we anticipate a successful project because of our similar attributes and cultures.”
“I’ve known the co-owners of Gulfside Casino Partnership, Rick Carter and Terry Green, for more than 40 years,” said Anderson. “This facility will be a testament to their commitment to being a strong community partner to Russellville and the entire River Valley.”At AnderCorp and as chairman and CEO of Roy Anderson Corp., Anderson has been responsible for more than 20 major gaming and hospitality projects, including Gulfside’s Island View Casino Resort in Gulfport, Mississippi.
Gulfside currently operates Island View Casino Resort in Gulfport, Miss. Its River Valley Casino Resort will include 500 hotel rooms, 80,000 square feet of gaming space, fine dining options and luxurious outdoor spaces. It will support 1,500 new jobs, a $60.5 million payroll and $29.5 million in annual gaming tax revenue.
About Gulfside Casino Partnership
Co-founded by Rick Carter and Terry Green, Gulfside Casino Partnership currently operates Island View Casino Resort in Gulfport, Mississippi, and the soon-to-be-constructed River Valley Casino Resort in Russellville, Arkansas. Dedicated to creating premier destinations for first-class entertainment, its facilities boast state-of-the-art amenities, fine dining options, luxurious outdoor spaces and the best gaming experiences possible. For more information, visit IslandViewCasino.com and RiverValleyCasinoResort.com.
AnderCorp has offices in Gulfport and Jackson, Mississippi, and its business includes general construction, construction management, design build services and the development of select projects throughout the southeast. For more information, visit andercorp.com.
For more information about this project, please contact Denver Peacock at 501-258-5691.