Kenosha News editorial: It’s time for the Kenosha casino to be built | Editorial

Kenosha News Editorial Board Twice before, a proposal for a Kenosha casino has gone to the governor’s desk and failed. Former Gov. Scott McCallum nixed it in 2001. Then Gov. Scott Walker killed it in 2015. Here’s hoping the third time is the charm. Maybe this time a casino can be built in Kenosha, helping … Read more

Kenosha News editorial: It’s time for the Kenosha casino to be built | Editorial

Kenosha News Editorial Board Twice before, a proposal for a Kenosha casino has gone to the governor’s desk and failed. Former Gov. Scott McCallum nixed it in 2001. Then Gov. Scott Walker killed it in 2015. Here’s hoping the third time is the charm. Maybe this time a casino can be built in Kenosha, helping … Read more

Editorial: It’s time for the Kenosha casino to be built | Editorial

Journal Times Editorial Board Twice before, a proposal for a Kenosha casino has gone to the governor’s desk and failed. Former Gov. Scott McCallum nixed it in 2001. Then Gov. Scott Walker killed it in 2015. Here’s hoping the third time is the charm. Maybe this time a casino can be built in Kenosha, helping … Read more

UPDATE: Menominee tribe partners with Hard Rock to relaunch Kenosha casino effort | Local News

DANIEL GAITAN The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin is partnering with Hard Rock International to relaunch the tribe’s efforts to open an entertainment center and casino on the west side of the City of Kenosha. An affiliate of Hard Rock International plans to purchase nearly 60 acres of land located southwest of Interstate 94 and … Read more

Temporary casino in Lincoln could be open in just over 2 months | Business Local

If all goes as planned, Nebraskans could be taking their first pull of a slot machine handle in just over two months. The Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission on Thursday gave WarHorse Gaming and the Nebraska Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association the go-ahead to start work on a temporary casino at the Lincoln Race Course … Read more

Two Bristol business leaders gambled on a crazy idea and won | Latest Headlines

BRISTOL, Va. – The first time Jim McGlothlin stepped inside the Bristol Casino, future home of Hard Rock, was during last Thursday’s VIP reception. For a project he and partner Clyde Stacy, Hard Rock and their associates spent years bringing to life, he hadn’t set foot inside the former Belk department store space during months … Read more

3, 2, 1 … Liftoff: Bristol’s ‘moon shot’ ready to launch | Latest Headlines

BY DAVID MCGEE BRISTOL HERALD COURIER BRISTOL, Va. — When plans for a casino in the old Bristol Mall became public in September 2018, project proponent Jim McGlothlin termed it “Bristol’s moon shot.” At 2 pm today, the Bristol Casino, Future Home of Hard Rock, opens its doors to the public for the first time. … Read more

2-year moratorium on new casinos signed into law by Iowa Gov. Reynolds | State and Regional News

There will be no casino in Cedar Rapids for at least two years after Gov. Kim Reynolds signed into law Friday a provision that places a moratorium on new casino licenses. An amendment to a larger gambling bill means regulators cannot issue any new licenses in Iowa — including plans for a potential $250 million, … Read more

A year after opening in Gary, Ind., Hard Rock has been a home run | Local News

At first blush, Bristol, Virginia seems to have little in common with Gary, Indiana. Gary is a northern industrial city 70,000 residents, about 25 miles south of Chicago, has watched half of its population migrate away in recent decades — largely in the wake of the US steel industry’s struggles. A third of its citizens … Read more

City Council approves Bally’s plan for River West casino

CHICAGO (CBS) — Aldermen on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s push for Bally’s to build the city’s first casino in the River West neighborhood, despite complaints from some critics that the project was rushed through City Council, and that the projected $200 million in annual tax revenue the project is estimated to bring to … Read more