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The potential for another Kenosha casino proposal could be on the way

Could another Kenosha casino proposal be in the works? The recent approval by the Bristol Village Board to sell 60 acres of land raises some eyebrows. According to the village’s website, Administrator Randy Kerkman said the council had approved a proposal to sell a company called Kenosha LandCo LLC. This company has agreed to spend more than $15 million to buy nearly 60 acres of land on the east and west sides of 122nd Avenue in Kenosha, southwest of 60th Street. It turns out “Kenosha LandCo LLC” has the same address as Hard Rock Café International Headquarters in Davies, Florida. Hard Rock is owned by the Seminole Tribe and operates a dozen casinos across the country. Kerkman on the village’s website, the company did not disclose what it would use the land for. important to note that the Village of Bristol owns the property due to a boundary agreement, however, the land is in Kenosha. Therefore, approval must go through Kenosha. 12 News asked Kenosha’s mayor on Wednesday morning if he would welcome a casino to his town. “Like everything else, we are waiting to see what happens with the sale of the property,” he said. “And at this point, we have not entered into any negotiations or conversations in any way with the casino.” When asked if he’d be open to a conversation, he replied, “Like anything else, you’re always open to listening to people… We’re waiting for the process to work its way. Hard Rock hasn’t Not responded to 12 News’ request for comment It wouldn’t be Hard Rock’s first attempt to operate a casino in Kenosha A deal fell through in 2015 Then-Governor Scott Walker rejected the plan after objections from Forest County Potawatomi, which operated the Milwaukee casino.WISN 12 News asked Governor Tony Evers’ team if they had any comments on potential proposal plans for a Kenosha casino. “I don’t think Kenosha needs a casino, so I’m not for that,” Kenosha native Gary Peterson told WISN 12 News’ Courtney Sisk. he thought casinos could take advantage of people who can’t p allow yourself to lose money. Others, like Ronald Schupp, who often visits Kenosha think it might be a good idea. “I would be okay with that if it’s properly managed and supervised so that these bad elements can’t come in and control it,” he said. “I would be okay with that, it’s a good source of income.” Schupp, an Illinois native, pointed out that casinos operating in Illinois are just across the border, saying that this could offer more competition. If Hard Rock is considering a casino proposal, it should partner with a Wisconsin tribe to own a casino in the state. The Bristol Village Solicitor is currently negotiating with the potential buyer for a compromis de vente.

Could another Kenosha casino proposal be in the works?

The recent approval by the Bristol Village Board to sell 60 acres of land raises some eyebrows.

According to the village’s website, Administrator Randy Kerkman said the council had approved a proposal to sell a company called Kenosha LandCo LLC.

This company has agreed to spend more than $15 million to purchase nearly 60 acres of land on the east and west sides of 122nd Avenue in Kenosha, southwest of 60th Street.

It proves ‘Kenosha LandCo LLC’ has the same address as the international headquarters of the Hard Rock Café in Davies, Florida.

Hard Rock is owned by the Seminole Tribe and operates a dozen casinos across the country.

According to Kerkman’s note on the Village websitethe company has not disclosed what it will use the land for.

It is important to note that the Village of Bristol owns the property due to a boundary agreement, however, the land is in Kenosha. Therefore, approval must go through Kenosha.

12 News asked the mayor of Kenosha on Wednesday morning if he would welcome a casino to his town.

“Like everything else, we are waiting to see what happens with the sale of the property,” he said. “And at this point, we have not entered into any specific negotiations or conversations with the casino.”

When asked if he would be open to a conversation, he replied, “As with anything else, you’re always open to hearing from people… We’re waiting for the process to unfold.”

Hard Rock did not respond to 12 News’ request for comment.

This wouldn’t be Hard Rock’s first attempt at operating a casino in Kenosha.

A deal fell through in 2015.

Then-Governor. Scott Walker rejected the plan after objections from Forest Potawatomi County, which operated the Milwaukee casino.

WISN 12 News asked Governor Tony Evers’ team if they had any comments on potential proposal plans for a Kenosha casino. They did not respond to comments.

“I don’t think Kenosha needs a casino, so I’m not for it,” Kenosha native Gary Peterson told WISN 12 News’ Courtney Sisk. Peterson said he thinks casinos could take advantage of people who can’t afford to lose money.

Others, like Ronald Schupp, who visits Kenosha, often think it might be a good idea.

“I would be okay with that if it’s properly managed and supervised so that these bad elements can’t come in and control it,” he said. “I would be okay with that, it’s a good source of income.”

Schupp, an Illinois native, pointed to casinos operating in Illinois just across the border, saying that could provide more competition.

If Hard Rock is considering a casino proposal, it should partner with a Wisconsin tribe to own a casino in the state.

The Bristol Village Solicitor is currently negotiating an agreement to sell with the potential buyer.

Rodney N.

The author Rodney N.