Rockford casino hearing: what you need to know


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO/WQRF) – On Monday, we’ll hear for the first time details of the three proposed Rockford casinos.

A public hearing is scheduled for 5:30pm at the Coronado Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 5pm.

Hard Rock International wants to build at the former Clock Tower site. The Rock River West Casino group is targeting downtown along the Rock River.

The Forest City Casino group is looking at building off Riverside Blvd. near I-90.

Each proposer has 45 minutes to make their presentation. There will be a 10 minute break between presentations. Afterward, audience members can ask questions. Each person is allowed a maximum of three minutes.

For those unable to make Monday’s hearing, Eyewitness News will live stream it in its entirety on, as well as our Facebook page.

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