Some residents in the Kenosha County village of Bristol are worried community leaders are fast-tracking a land sale that could put a casino in their backyard. And the local government’s failure to clearly alert residents to action on the property is only heightening concerns that the Bristol Village Board is secretly trying to drive a deal that could ultimately prove detrimental to the community. Read more here: Secrecy shrouds Bristol land deal for casino – Wisconsin Spotlight
Wisconsin Spotlight has learned that the Bristol Community Development Authority (CDA) recently approved an offer by the Kenosha Land Co. to purchase some 60 acres owned by the Village of Bristol in Kenosha County but located in the city of Kenosha. The Kenosha Land Co. shares the same address as Hard Rock International, operator of a brand of hotels, restaurants and casinos owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The authority’s recommendation now goes to the Village Board for a final vote,...
MAY 25TH, 2022 | 6:09 AM | By M.D. Kittle HARD ROCK CASINO COMING BACK? MADISON — A long-dead casino project in Kenosha is being resurrected by the Florida Indian tribe that partnered on a similar proposal nearly a decade ago, Capitol sources tell Empower Wisconsin. This time, the Seminole Tribe of Florida is looking to purchase approximately 16 acres just west of Interstate-94 in the growing village of Bristol, about 15 miles west of Kenosha, sources say. Bristol village officials say they...
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