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Filed Under: Compacts | Connecticut
Tribes discuss gaming concerns with lawmakers in Connecticut (01/21)
A commercial casino in neighboring Massachusetts is a major issue.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe said to seek $374M loan for casino (01/07)
The tribe is already on the hook for $100 million and some members are worried about the growing debt.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe acquires land adjacent to casino site (01/07)
The tribe paid $1.1 million for eight parcels totaling 17 acres.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe heads back to court in casino dispute (01/06)
The tribe is seeking to build a Class II facility on its reservation but the state opposes the plan.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains optimistic for gaming bid (12/24)
The Supreme Court's decision in Carcieri v. Salazar has thrown a wrench into the process.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Column: Wait for decision on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (12/19)
Columnist calls on the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to hold off on a third commercial license in the state.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe submits casino environmental report (12/10)
The tribe is still waiting for the Bureau of Indian Affairs to make a decision on its land-into-trust application.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Mashantucket Tribe still thinking about Massachusetts casino (11/25)
The tribe's new gaming executive won't say whether the plan is still on the table.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut
Meeting planned for potential third tribal casino in Connecticut (11/18)
A bill could be introduced in the next legislative session to authorize a joint facility.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still waiting for BIA ruling on casino (11/17)
The main hurdle is the Supreme Court's decision in the Carcieri land-into-trust case.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Pequot Tribe is open to gaming partnership with Mohegan Tribe (11/17)
Both tribes have seen gaming revenues suffer and a new casino could counter competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Editorial: Questions about another tribal casino in Connecticut (11/14)
Newspaper questions whether the state will benefit from another tribal casino as gaming options expand in the region.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Editorial: Just say no to another tribal casino in Connecticut (11/13)
Newspaper says another tribal casino won't help the state compete with a growing number of options in Massachusetts and other states.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe floats proposal of joint casino in Connecticut (11/12)
A facility near the Massachusetts border could help keep gaming revenues in Connecticut.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | New York
Mohegan Tribe eyes 2nd commercial casino in Pennsylvania (11/11)
The tribe is part of a $500 million project in downtown Philadelphia.

Filed Under: California | Legislation | Opinion
Opinion: Voters approve gambling expansions in three states (11/06)
New York Times reporter Josh Barro discusses the increasing dependence of state governments on gaming.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe safe after voters back gaming law (11/05)
Some 60 percent of voters rejected a repeal of the Massachusetts gaming law.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Legislation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe stays quiet on repeal of gaming law (10/27)
The tribe might not be able to offer Class III games if voters reject the law.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe won't confirm size of casino debt (10/10)
But Chairman Cedric Cromwell and Vice Chairman Jessie Baird hint that the figure is near or over $100 million.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Legislation
Massachusetts voters asked to repeal gaming expansion law (10/09)
A repeal could affect the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, whose casino remains under review at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Leaders of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to discuss gaming debt (10/07)
The meeting comes after two council members told The Cape Cod Times that the tribe has borrowed more than $90 million from its casino partner.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe pays 16.5% interest on casino loan (10/02)
The tribe has borrowed more than $90 million from its Malaysian partner.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Column: Mohegan Tribe needs more than burgers to help casino (09/23)
Columnist suggests the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut might still be able to pursue a commercial casino in neighboring Massachusetts.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Column: Time for Mohegan Tribe to show its hand over casino (09/18)
The Mohegan Tribe may have have lost its bid for a commercial casino but columnist wonders what's the next step in the fight.

Filed Under: California | Connecticut | Regulation
Mohegan Tribe loses bid for commercial casino in Massachusetts (09/16)
By a vote of 3 to 1, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission goes with a rival project.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Opinion
Editorial: Mohegan Tribe's gaming plan is right for Massachusetts (09/11)
Newspaper supports commercial casino bid from the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut over billionaire developer Steve Wynn.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | New York | Regulation
Mohegan Tribe spent $100M on New York commercial casino bid (09/10)
The tribe is among nine bidders for the Catskills, a region about 90 minutes north of New York City.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | New York | Regulation
Mohegan Tribe pitches commercial casinos in neighboring states (09/08)
With gaming revenues falling at home, the tribe is seeking commercial casinos in New York and Massachusetts.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Legislation
Sen. Warren plans to vote for repeal of Massachusetts casino law (09/05)
Repealing the law would end the Mohegan Tribe's commercial casino plan and could affect the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casino.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Federal Register
BIA publishes final report on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino bid (09/04)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is getting even closer to a casino.

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