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Jun 12, 2023

Potawatomi Casino temporarily closes during massive $100 million renovation

Crews will install electrical upgrades for new gaming and restaurant spaces in the third floor of the casino.

Jul 20, 2022

Menominee, Hard Rock renew efforts to open Kenosha casino

The Menominee Indian Tribe said Wednesday that it's relaunching its effort, in partnership with Hard Rock International, to open a casino and entertainment complex in Kenosha.

Apr 22, 2021

Chicago seeks developer to open city’s first casino by 2025

Chicago is laying its cards on the table and officially seeking bids to build the first casino in the country's third-largest city. City leaders want a "world-class" resort that'll draw locals and tourists while boosting Chicago's finances, but several steps remain.

Feb 4, 2021

Report: Pandemic cut tribal gaming payments by nearly 82%

Tribal gaming payments to Wisconsin's general fund declined by nearly 82% last fiscal year as the pandemic forced tribes to close their casinos, hotels and restaurants, according to a report released Thursday.

Apr 17, 2020

Ho-Chunk receives approval for Beloit casino (UPDATE)

Plans for the Ho-Chunk Nation’s $405 million casino in Beloit are heading to Gov. Tony Evers’ desk after federal officials signed off on the project.

Dec 2, 2019

Big obstacles remain to long-awaited casino in Chicago

Even with plans underway for a $405 million casino in Beloit., Chicago officials are preparing to roll the dice on a casino inside city limits following Illinois lawmakers' approval of such a project.

Feb 4, 2019

Ho-Chunk to release plans for expansion of Madison casino

After years of work, the Ho-Chunk Nation is planning to go to Madison city officials with a proposal to expand their local casino.

Dec 13, 2018

Ho-Chunk’s long-planned $405M Beloit casino leaps toward reality

With a recent federal approval, developers are moving closer to taking a chance on a new Ho-Chunk Nation casino and resort in Beloit. The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs recently […]

Nov 30, 2017

Tribe tries to persuade judge to save lawsuit against state

The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans is trying to persuade a federal judge to preserve a casino-expansion lawsuit against the state.

Oct 18, 2017

Minnesota residents concerned tribe will use land for casino

A Native American tribe has asked that a large swath of land in eastern Minnesota be placed into a federal trust, saying the land will most likely be used for housing. But some nearby residents fear it could eventually become a casino.

May 19, 2017

Ho-Chunk Nation urges judge to reject casino lawsuit

The Ho-Chunk Nation is pushing back against a rival tribe's lawsuit seeking to halt the Ho-Chunk's plans to expand a northern Wisconsin casino, arguing in new filings that the lawsuit has little chance of success and a judge should reject it.

May 2, 2017

View from around the state: Walker needs to answer questions in tribal gaming fight

Whatever happened to Gov. Scott Walker's criteria for expanding tribal gaming in Wisconsin? And why isn't his administration considering those criteria in the fight between the Ho-Chunk Nation and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community over Ho-Chunk plans to expand its gambling operations?


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