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Encouraging Decision For Mashpee Wampanoags

The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is pointing to a recent legal opinion from the U.S. Department of Interior as a major boost for its bid to have land placed into trust for a resort casino in Taunton.
 
    The department said tribes are not required to have been federally recognized before 1934 to be eligible for a land-in-trust designation by the Bureau of Indian Affairs

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Wampanoag Casino Compact Gets Approval From Feds

 

The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has gotten a green light to pursue a casino in Massachusetts after the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs opted to take no action to block a revised casino compact with the state.
 

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Tribal Casino Compact Faces Mass. Legislature

A revised casino compact between Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe faces a test in the Legislature.

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New Plans For Taunton Casino

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has unveiled a new design for a resort casino it hopes to build in Taunton if the tribe wins state and federal approvals for the project.

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Gaming Commission Set To Approve Commercial Developers For Southeast Region

The state gambling commission appears poised to end the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe's exclusive right to develop a casino in southeastern Massachusetts.
 
    But the Massachusetts Gaming Commission declined to vote Tuesday on opening up the region to bids from commercial casino developers

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SK - Cedric Cromwell Testifies At BCC

Mass. Gaming Commission Weighs Opening Southeast Region

The state gambling commission has heard from advocates and opponents of extending an Indian tribe's exclusive right to develop a casino in southeastern Massachusetts.
 
    The commission met Thursday at Bristol Community College in Fall River as it considers opening the region to commercial bidders

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Mashpee Wampanoag’s Casino Deal

The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe says the federal government is going to rule soon on a land deal that is a cornerstone of their proposal to build a casino in Taunton. 

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Gambling Commission To Accept Applications From Commercial Developrs For Casino In Southern Massachusetts

The state panel overseeing casino gambling in has agreed to accept preliminary applications from commercial casino developers in southeastern Massachusetts.

The state's year-old casino law gives preference in that region to a federally-recognized Indian tribe

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