Fate of Kenosha casino could be decided Monday

CREATED Nov 4, 2013

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KENOSHA - Governor Walker may make his decision on the fate of a casino in Kenosha as early as Monday.

Despite strong opposition from the Potawatomi and Ho-Chunk tribes, the Menominee say they have made an offer the governor can't refuse.

The tribe wrote a letter to the governor promising the state $200 million over five years to cover expected revenue losses by opposing tribes.

The Menominee claim the $800 million Hard Rock Casino will bring 1400 construction jobs and 3600 casino jobs. The Potawatomi suggest their Milwaukee market could lose 3000 jobs if the casino in Kenosha is approved.