ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – People are eager to work for a Rockford casino. Some have even started asking Hard Rock for applications.

“We are excited and looking forward to working with them,” said Lisa Bly, The Workforce Connection.

Rockford’s mayor recommended Hard Rock International’s casino proposal on Monday. Multiple people are already looking to apply for potential jobs.

“The great thing about Hard Rock is that they really make a consorted effort to make sure that the positive economic impact of the casino is spread throughout the community,” said Ian Linnabary, Hard Rock Attorney.

But before the hiring can start, the casino proposal needs to be approved by Rockford’s City Council and the Illinois Gaming Board.

“We expect it will be somewhere

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