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Non-Indian firm looking to block Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Non-Indian firm looking to block Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (02/08)
Rush Street Gaming concedes that its proposed commercial casino in Brockton, Massachusetts, will benefit greatly if the tribe somehow goes away.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe confident of casino bid despite lawsuitFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe confident of casino bid despite lawsuit (02/05)
Opponents not surprisingly are citing the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar to argue that the tribe cannot follow the land-into-trust process.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe asks 1st Circuit to hear gaming caseFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe asks 1st Circuit to hear gaming case (02/03)
A federal judge determined that the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act does not apply to the tribe's reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

Don Vaccaro: Connecticut tribes need another casino to address competitionFiled Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Don Vaccaro: Connecticut tribes need another casino to address competition (02/01)
Since the Connecticut casinos opened more than two decades ago, they have contributed roughly $7 billion to the Connecticut Special Revenue Fund, as well as billions to the state economy and countless direct and indirect jobs.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to finish community center as casino bid faltersFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to finish community center as casino bid falters (01/29)
The tribe still hopes to open a casino on its reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Chairman Tobias Vanderhoop said.

Airport touts hotel as spot for new tribal casino in ConnecticutFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Airport touts hotel as spot for new tribal casino in Connecticut (01/28)
The Connecticut Airport Authority believes an interim casino can open within six months at the hotel in Hartford.

Non-Indian casino in Massachusetts defends decline in revenuesFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Non-Indian casino in Massachusetts defends decline in revenues (01/26)
Patrons are spending less and less of their money at the Plainridge Park Casino, the first gaming facility in the state.

Opinion: Connecticut puts too much focus on a new tribal casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Opinion: Connecticut puts too much focus on a new tribal casino (01/21)
It's time our state government begins to get serious about making the structural changes necessary to attract and keep productive business and begins to look at instruments other than gambling for moving Connecticut forward.

Connecticut tribes see mixed results in slot machine revenuesFiled Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes see mixed results in slot machine revenues (01/15)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation reported a 4.1 percent increase in revenues while the Mohegan Tribe saw a 3.5 percent decline.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe raises flag as casino faces oppositionFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe raises flag as casino faces opposition (01/13)
The Pocasset Wampanoag Tribe claims the gaming site in Taunton, Massachusetts, is part of its territory.

Foes raise money to fight Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Legislation
Foes raise money to fight Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (01/11)
An opposition group is vowing to take the case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court in hopes of preventing the tribe from opening a long-awaited casino.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe ready to build long-awaited casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Federal Register | Land Acquisitions
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe ready to build long-awaited casino (01/08)
The First Light Resort and Casino will be located on about 151 acres in the city of Taunton, Massachusetts, land that is now officially a reservation.

Site identified as potential location for tribal casino in ConnecticutFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Site identified as potential location for tribal casino in Connecticut (01/06)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are considering five bids from four communities as they seek to counteract competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe permanently barred from casino workFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe permanently barred from casino work (01/06)
A federal judge ruled that the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 does not apply to the reservation but the tribe is appealing.

Tribes in Connecticut delay decision on host for potential casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Litigation
Tribes in Connecticut delay decision on host for potential casino (01/05)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe still believe they can beat a rival non-Indian developer to the market.

Foes promise suit over Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Foes promise suit over Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casino (12/18)
Don't expect the case to be filed soon -- opponents plan to wait up to six years to challenge the tribe's land-into-trust application.

Connecticut tribes delay decision on host community for casinoFiled Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes delay decision on host community for casino (12/14)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe had planned to select a new casino site by December 15 but said they needed more time to review the proposals.

Non-Indian casino in Massachusetts already sees drop in revenueFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Non-Indian casino in Massachusetts already sees drop in revenue (12/09)
The Plainridge Park Casino had a strong debut over the summer but gamblers are spending less and less there, according to figures from the state's gaming commission.

Tribes in Connecticut increase slot payouts as competition growsFiled Under: Connecticut
Tribes in Connecticut increase slot payouts as competition grows (12/07)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are paying out at higher rates at gaming options increase in New England.

Non-Indian firm wants to join tribes in pursuing new casino in ConnecticutFiled Under: Connecticut | Litigation
Non-Indian firm wants to join tribes in pursuing new casino in Connecticut (12/04)
MGM Resorts International claims the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe have been given an unfair advantage by the state of Connecticut.

Opinion: Don't break promise to Mashpee Wampanoag TribeFiled Under: Opinion
Opinion: Don't break promise to Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (11/27)
It has been said in many variants that those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.

Connecticut tribes consider proposals for third gaming faciltyFiled Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes consider proposals for third gaming facilty (11/25)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are hoping to address competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Tribes with special acts of Congress face hurdles for gamingFiled Under: Legislation | Litigation
Tribes with special acts of Congress face hurdles for gaming (11/24)
Not every tribe is on equal ground when it comes to the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to appeal decision in casino caseFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to appeal decision in casino case (11/23)
The tribe isn't give up on plans to open a gaming facility on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

David Collins: Shame on Eric Holder for opposing tribal casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Opinion
David Collins: Shame on Eric Holder for opposing tribal casino (11/23)
Shame on the former attorney general for using the prestige of his former government title to help some Vegas gambling moguls steal business from two Connecticut American Indian tribes.

Editorial: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe moves ahead with casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe moves ahead with casino (11/18)
The next step in the process will be the Department of the Interior officially designating the East Taunton property and another 170 acres of land in Mashpee as a sovereign tribal reservation.

Connecticut tribes report declines in slot machine revenuesFiled Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes report declines in slot machine revenues (11/17)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a 3.0 percent drop while the Mohegan Tribe saw a 1.7 percent drop.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe sees major blow in casino caseFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe sees major blow in casino case (11/16)
A federal judge determines that the tribe lacks 'governmental power' over its own reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino site finally placed in trustFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino site finally placed in trust (11/13)
Chairman Cedric Cromwell said the decision by the Bureau of Indian Affairs carries added meaning as Thanksgiving approaches.

Non-Indian developer seeks another casino in Rhode IslandFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Non-Indian developer seeks another casino in Rhode Island (11/11)
The facility would be located just 380 feet from the Massachusetts border.

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