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House approves tribal compact for Taunton casino

After a period of debate Wednesday, the House approved the revised tribal gambling compact that would govern the terms of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe’s proposed casino in East Taunton. The measure pas... 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

Mashpee tribe's casino land bill re-introduced in Congress

In 2012, Taunton voters overwhelmingly approved a non-binding referendum endorsing the tribe’s plan to build one of those casinos in Taunton. But, noteworthily, East Taunton – where the casino would b... read more

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State, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reach Revised Compact

The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has agreed to pay the state between 15 percent and 21 percent of gross gaming revenue from a proposed casino in Taunton under ... around that it will be approved. Advised t... read more


Mashpee Wampanoag tribe hopes to break ground next month for Taunton casino

The tribe announced Tuesday that it has hired three construction firms for the job and is ready to get started, perhaps as soon as April 5. "We have a compact with the state, support from the city of ... read more

Mashpee tribe projects confidence, claims Brockton casino will have problems competing

If the Taunton casino is built and the Brockton casino is not approved, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe would provide the state 17 percent of its gross gambling revenues, according to a compact forged bet... read more

Tribe's plans for Martha's Vineyard casino stuns Senate Democrat

the House and Senate gave final approval to a separate tribal gaming compact that's critical to casino development in Taunton. Both branches gave final approval votes to the compact negotiated between ... read more

MGC to start Thursday meeting with Taunton casino talk

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will kick off Thursday's public meeting with a discussion on the tribal compact ... casino interests in Brockton. The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hopes to build a casin... read more

Mass. Gov. To Sign Revised Tribal Casino Compact

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is planning to sign a new tribal casino compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag approved by the Legislature last ... percent of its gambling revenues if its proposed Ta... 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

Tribe gets federal green light to pursue casino in Taunton

The new compact, which was approved by lawmakers and signed by Gov. Deval Patrick, spells out a variety of terms including how much in gambling proceeds Massachusetts would receive should the tribe su... read more



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