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Patrick Signs Casino Compact With Mashpee Wampanoags

 

Leaders of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe say they're confident a revised casino compact with Massachusetts will be approved by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs.
 
    Gov. Deval Patrick signed the compact Friday in a brief Statehouse ceremony.
 

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State Lawmakers Approve Revised Casino Compact

 

 

The Massachusetts Senate has approved a revised casino compact between Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, which is seeking to build a resort casino in Taunton.
 
    The agreement, reached between the tribe and the governor in March, was approved Thursday on a voice vote. The

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Tribal Casino Compact Revised By Mass. House

The state House of Representatives has signed off on a revised tribal casino compact between Gov. Deval Patrick and Mashpee Wampanoag.

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Koczera Will Vote “No” On Tribal Casino Compact

Rep. Robert Koczera of New Bedford says he'll be voting against the casino compact agreed to by Gov. Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, and he hopes his colleagues will do the same. 

The tribe is hoping to build a resort casino in Taunton, but has yet to convince the federal government to put land in trust for the project

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Tribal Casino Compact Advances On Beacon Hill

After being stalled on Beacon Hill for months, a casino compact between Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is getting a push forward.
 
    A legislative committee on Tuesday voted in favor of the compact and sent it the full House and Senate for final approval

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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Hosting Annual Pow Wow

The Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribe's annual three-day pow wow is getting started.

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Mass. Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby. Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Gaming Commission Sets Application Deadline For So. Mass. Casino

The state's Gambling Commission has set a Sept. 30 deadline for commercial developers seeking a casino license in Southeastern Massachusetts to submit applications. 

Under a timetable set by the panel on Thursday, companies will have until that date to submit a preliminary application along with a $400,000 application fee

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Photo: Stephen Crosby, Chairman Mass Gaming Commission
Photo: Stephen Crosby, Chairman Mass Gaming Commission

Gaming Commission Opens Door for More Bidders In S.E Mass.

The state's gambling commission has voted to allow failed applicants for casino licenses in eastern or western Massachusetts the opportunity to compete for the sole license in southeastern Massachusetts

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Lawmakers Grill Administration Officials About Indian Casino Compact

A revised casino agreement between Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is facing tough questions from a legislative committee.
 
    The compact, if approved by lawmakers, would replace an earlier agreement that was rejected by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs.
 

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Gambling Hearing on Proposed Massachusetts Casino

A legislative panel has scheduled a public hearing on a proposed casino compact between the State and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe.

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