How Many Casinos Could The Southern Wisconsin & Northern Illinois Market Support?

There could be a casino coming to Beloit. The Ho-Chunk Nation is seeking federal approval for the plan, but the final decision would be up to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.

As the Beloit proposal looms and another casino could be built in Rockford, Ill., just how many casinos can the southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois market support?

A different casino project, proposed by the Menominee Tribe for Kenosha, died a few years ago. Then-Gov. Scott Walker rejected it, in part because of opposition from the Forest County Potawatomi. Its Milwaukee casino is just 40 miles from the rejected Kenosha development. However, the Potawatomi says it would not fight the Ho-Chunk plan for Beloit, which is twice as far away. Evers says if the item makes it to his desk, he`ll consider all angles...

Some Residents Thrilled, Others Leery Of Proposed Beloit Casino


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