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Casino boosters hoping the end of the governor’s race would light a fire under Gov. Scott Walker to make a decision on the Kenosha project may have to wait a little longer. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker may delay action on a $800 million Indian casino proposed for Kenosha, according to the governor’s top aide. Kenosha casino decision in hands of Gov. Scott Walker Casino supporters believe it could help Kenosha's struggling economy . Share Shares Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated “According to their plan, the casino would be built at the site of the Dairyland Greyhound Track in Kenosha, and the Menominee will also close one of their two existing facilities in conjunction with the opening of the Kenosha project," Walker said in a November 2013 statement. "One of the issues we are weighing is whether or not replacing a dog track with revenues of $20-25 million and Scott Walker given 180-day extension for Kenosha casino decision An artist's rendering of the proposed Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Kenosha. Credit: Artist rendering KENOSHA (WITI) -- Gov. Scott Walker has rejected a plan by the Menominee Tribe to build an $800 million Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Kenosha. "I have informed the Federal Governenment's Bureau of Gov. Scott Walker discusses his decision Friday to reject a proposal to build a new $800 million casino in Kenosha, saying it is not based on politics or impact on his potential presidential run Hundreds of protesters gathered at the state Capitol Wednesday. After saying for weeks that he might announce his decision on whether to approve a Kenosha casino project at any time, Gov. Scott Walker said Monday that his decision could take months."For us, it

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