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

Gaming Panel Opens Casino Process in S.E. Mass. To Commercial Developers

The state gaming commission has voted to open the door for commercial developers to apply for casino licenses in southeastern Massachusetts, a region reserved until now for a federally-recognized Indian tribe

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Gaming Commission To Vote On Opening Southeast Region To Commercial Developers

 

The Mass. Gaming Commission is meeting Thursday, and is expected to vote on whether to allow commercial developers to bid on the casino license for Southeastern Massachusetts. 

The State's casino bill calls for a Native American tribe to have first preference in bringing a casino to this region. 

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Casino Panels Weighs Opening SE Mass. License

The state's gaming commission could soon make a major decision affecting the future of casino gambling in southeastern Massachusetts.
 
    At issue is whether to allow commercial developers to pursue the sole casino license allowed in the region under the state's 2011 gambling law

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Mashpee Tribe Approves Casino Deal

The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has voted to accept an agreement with Governor Deval Patrick to build a tribal casino in Taunton.

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Crucial Week For Southcoast Casino Plans

The week ahead could be crucial for the casino process in southeastern Massachusetts.
 
    Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe say they have an agreement in principle on a new compact that could be signed in the coming days and help jumpstart the tribe's proposal to build a resort casino in Taunton

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Gov. Deval Patrick: State And Tribe Making Progress On Compact

The state and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe may be moving closer to finalizing a revised casino compact.
 
    Gov. Deval Patrick said Monday that officials from his administration and representatives of the tribe discussed a framework for a new compact with the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington last week

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Gov. Patrick Finalizing Compact With Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

 

Gov. Deval Patrick says he is close to finalizing a new casino compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe but plans to run it by federal officials before submitting it for final approval.

The governor is trying to avoid a repeat of last year's event, when an agreement he signed with the tribe was approved by the Legislature, only to be rejected later by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Re-Elect Cedric Cromwell

The man leading the push to build a tribal casino near Taunton will be chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe for another four years. 

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