Ho-Chunk Nation to carry out US$153 million expansion

The Ho-Chunk Nation is planning to spend US$153 million for renovation and expansion of its three casinos starting in September.

US.- The Ho-Chunk Nation has announced is planning to spend US$153 million to renovate and expand three casinos starting in September. The tribe’s casinos in Wisconsin Dells, Black River Falls and Wittenberg will simultaneously see upgrades that include gaming floor expansions with additional slot machines, new hotels, new restaurants and bars, smoke-free gaming areas and cosmetic enhancements.

As a result of the expansion project, one hundred new jobs will be created that will add to the existing 3,400 employees on Ho-Chunk Nation’s workforce, said the tribe in a statement.

“We are extremely excited to grow and offer new amenities that will only enhance one of the best entertainment experiences in the region,” said Wilfrid Cleveland, Ho-Chunk Nation president. “It’s a win-win for everyone when we can create more jobs throughout Wisconsin and add more value to our guest’s experience.”

Renovations to the casino at Wisconsin Dells include a new hotel main entrance and lobby, hotel bar, poker room, off-track betting area, a redesigned casino floor layout, expanded non-smoking casino area, a renovated bingo area and expanded buffet. The expansion at Wittenberg casino includes a new 84-seat restaurant and bar, 86-room hotel, 272 new slot machines, new high-limit area and non-smoking casino area. Last, renovations at Black River Falls casino include, a new 120-room hotel with a new entry an expanded and redesigned casino floor with an additional 200 slot machines, high-limit gaming, remodeled buffet with an additional 36 seats and a new parking lot.