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Ho-Chunk Nation Positive About Hard Rock’s Casino Proposal, Says “It’s Going To Make The Region A Powerhouse”

Ho-Chunk Nation Positive About Hard Rock’s Casino Proposal, Says “It’s Going To Make The Region A Powerhouse”
Ho-Chunk Nation Positive About Hard Rock’s Casino Proposal, Says “It’s Going To Make The Region A Powerhouse”

Ho-Chunk Nation has said that they are positive about the Hard Rock’s plans for a Rockford casino. Earlier this week, on Tuesday, Jim Allen, CEO, Hard Rock International, and  Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen announced their plans for a Hard Rock Casino in Rockford, Illinois. 

The ho-chunk nation is also awaiting approval from the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The tribal nation said that instead of being competition, it may just be a game-changer for the region.

“Adding the Hard Rock brand, I think it’s going to be more complementary than competitive,” said Ho-Chunk Nation spokesman Ryan Greendeer. “It’s going to make the region a powerhouse for tourism.”

“We’re going back to the table,” he said. “We’re taking a look at what we can do with our project. However, we haven’t made any decisions on how we’re going to adjust the scope or even if we need to.”

Earlier in June, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a massive casino expansion bill allowing for creating new gambling establishments in the state and also legalizing sports betting. The gambling-expansion bill allows creating six different casinos at different locations in Illinois.

In its bid to hasten the casino development process, the city of Rockford, which is one of the locations where a new casino would come up, has already released a Request for Proposals(RFP)

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