According to a press release from the City of Beloit, the Bureau of Indian Affairs has given final approval for placing about 33 acres of land into trust for the Ho-Chunk Nation’s Beloit Casino Project, which will culminate in the tribe having the ability to move forward with the final design, infrastructure work, and construction on the planned development. The development plans have called for a casino, hotel, and convention space, along with other entertainment options like a waterpark, beverage/dining venues, and retail space. The project is expected to bring 3,000 construction jobs to Beloit. Once open, the entertainment destination will bring 1,300 permanent full-time jobs. More information on this story will be given as it becomes available.
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