Kenosha casino

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1:00 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Hundreds Expected at Kenosha Casino Rally

An artist's rendition of the proposed Kenosha casino project

About 500 people are expected to attend a rally Wednesday night in Kenosha to support the construction of a tribal casino.

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1:00 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Ads Ramp Up As Casino Deadline Looms

An artist's rendition of the proposed Kenosha casino

Now that the November election is history, a different kind of campaign has begun – perhaps you’ve noticed the ads.

Gov. Scott Walker has until February to decide whether the Menominee tribe can build a huge casino gaming complex at the former Dairyland Greyhound Park. Efforts to sway public opinion are infiltrating the airwaves.

Walker laid out several criteria the Menominee must meet, in order for him to approve their casino plan. Those include that it would not increase the level of gaming in Wisconsin, and that all 11 tribes here agree to the development.

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Politics & Government
11:03 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Walker Says He'll Take His Time Making Kenosha Casino Decision

An artist's rendition of the proposed Hard Rock Cafe and casino complex in Kenosha
Credit WATG

Gov. Scott Walker said he won’t cave in to pressure, as southeastern Wisconsin leaders called on him to immediately approve a huge tribal casino.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon August 25, 2014

With Election Looming, Will Walker Approve Kenosha Casino?

Gov. Scott Walker has until February to decide whether Kenosha gets a huge tribal casino. But might he announce a decision sooner?

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Politics & Government
10:05 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Experts: Walker's Caution Indicates Approaching Election Year

Gov. Scott Walker has been taking his time deciding whether to approve a Kenosha casino and whether to make it harder to strip schools of Indian mascots.

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Politics & Government
1:19 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Walker Orders Talks on Potential Casino

Gov. Walker has directed his administration secretary to meet with tribal leaders about the possible development of a Hard Rock casino in Kenosha.

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Economy & Business
12:22 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Awaiting Casino Decision, Menominee Tribe Faces High Poverty

The Menominee Tribe awaits Governor Walker's decision on whether to approve a casino to be located in Kenosha.
Credit Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

 

Governor Scott Walker is still weighing whether to approve a major casino project in the Kenosha area.

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Economy & Business
8:43 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Casino Supporters and Opponents Plan Capitol Rallies

A new casino proposed for Kenosha will attract people on both sides of the issue to Madison today.

Groups of people for and against a new casino at the former Dairyland Greyhound Park site will be in Madison today.

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Politics & Government
3:52 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Governor Still Mulling Casino Decision

Gov. Scott Walker is expected to decide next week whether to build an off reservation casino in Kenosha.
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Gov. Scott Walker is questioning whether the opening of a new casino in Kenosha would meet his requirement that there be no new net gambling in Wisconsin.

The Menomonie Nation and Hard Rock officials want to develop an $800 million casino complex at the former Dairyland Greyhound Park.

The tribe argues there would be no increase in gaming because it plans to close a small casino on reservation land and the new one would be located at Dairyland, a former gambling facility.

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5:53 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Walker Still Mulling Casino Decision, Promises Daily Updates

The Menominee tribe wants to build a casino on the site of the former greyhound racetrack, just off I-94 in Kenosha
Credit WATG

Gov. Scott Walker says he’s going through volumes of information that the Menominee gave him, in their proposal for a Kenosha casino.

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