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Taunton tribal casino compact approved

The casino ... tribe, the city of Taunton and the commonwealth of Massachusetts,” tribal chairman Cedric Cromwell said Friday. The tribe, he said, received confirmation Friday from the federal Bureau ... read more

Mass. lawmakers approve tribal casino compact

Gov. Deval Patrick was approved Wednesday by the state House, after some lawmakers warned that the tribe faced nearly insurmountable obstacles to developing a resort casino in Taunton. Under the compa... read more

Tribe unveils new design for casino

TAUNTON (AP ... On Wednesday, a House panel will hold a hearing on a revised casino compact between the tribe and Gov. Deval Patrick. The agreement, if approved by lawmakers, would replace an earlier ... read more

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Massachusetts Senate approves agreement for $500 million Mashpee Wampanoag casino in Taunton

moving forward the tribe's plans for a $500 million casino in Taunton. With no debate, the Senate on a voice vote approved the tribal-state compact. The state House of Representatives voted 115-38 to ... read more

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With MGM Springfield Smoke-Free, Connecticut Tribal Leaders Ponder Policy for East Windsor Casino

Interior Department Principal Deputy of Indian Affairs John Tahsuda said in filed Federal Register documents that his superior’s inaction effectively approved the tribal gaming compact ... and back of ... read more

House ratifies casino deal with Mass. tribe

BOSTON (AP) -- The Massachusetts House has ratified a casino compact between the state and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe. The House approved it Wednesday by a ... which it hopes to build a resort casino ... read more

Plan for tribal casino in Taunton a 'conundrum' for Gaming Commission

They submitted a land-into-trust application to the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 2012 that, if approved, would give them sovereign jurisdiction over land in Mashpee and Taunton ... compact the tribe si... read more

New Bedford casino developer, state rep hope Massachusetts House blocks Mashpee Wampanoag's gaming compact

After a hearing in Springfield on Tuesday, the Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies approved a gaming compact between the Mashpee tribe and Gov. Deval Patrick. The vote frees th... read more

Taunton tribal casino compact approved

If the state approves a commercial casino in southeastern Massachusetts, however, the tribe would not have to share any of its casino revenue. The new version of a compact for a proposed tribal casino ... read more

Tribe unveils new casino design

TAUNTON — On the eve of a ... on the project as early as next year. Today, a House panel will hold a hearing on a revised casino compact between the tribe and Gov. Deval Patrick. The agreement, if app... read more

PARTY LINES: Tribal casino compact gets green light

If the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe goes on to meet the remaining requirements to build a casino in Taunton ... compact came and went this past week without the Bureau of Indian Affairs rejecting it, meani... read more

Lawmakers cite concerns over possible Taunton casino

Elizabeth Poirier, R-North Attleboro, did not have much to say about the Taunton ... tribe into the House and Senate for debate. The compact would then have to be approved by U.S. Department of the In... read more



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