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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 | 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.

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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.

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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: 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.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation | NIGC
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe responds to opponents in casino suit (08/28)
The tribe plans to open a Class II gaming facility on its reservation but opponents are trying to stop the project.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Legislation
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe seeking investors for Class II facility (08/25)
The casino would be located on the tribe's reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Wampanoag casino opponents hope to catch Obama's attention (08/20)
Someone is putting up signs that are critical of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casino project.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Judge allows parties in Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino case (08/07)
A local town and a local group are opposing the tribe's plan for a Class II facility on the reservation.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
BIA won't commit to timeline on Mashpee Wampanoag casino (07/30)
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn initially promised a decision in spring 2013 but that didn't happen.

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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe changes architects for casino plan (07/28)
The tribe is now $90 million in debt, sources told The Cape Cod Times.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe plans to start work at gaming site (07/25)
Chairman Cedric Cromwell remains optimistic for BIA decision on land-into-trust application.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Chief of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe wary of $500M casino bid (07/21)
The traditional chief of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is worried what gaming might do to his people.

Filed Under: Litigation
Hearing scheduled in Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe gaming case (07/16)
The hearing takes place August 6 as more parties attempt to join the lawsuit.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Regulation
Tribes outspent in lobbying race over casinos in Massachusetts (07/15)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe spent $1.65 million but non-Indian interests spent far more.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Town wants to join Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe gaming case (07/14)
The town was a party to a land claim settlement that is at issue in the case.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Legislation
Lawmaker doesn't believe repeal of gaming law ends tribal plans (07/08)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe are pursuing casinos.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Legislation | Litigation | NIGC
Anti-gaming group believes repeal kills plans for tribal casinos (07/04)
Two Wampanoag tribes are trying to open casinos in their home state.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
State suffers setback in Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino suit (07/03)
The state claims the tribe gave up its gaming rights under a land claim settlement.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe gaming case stays in federal court (07/02)
The tribe wants to open a Class II facility on its reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Public Relations
Poll shows tight race for repeal of gaming law in Massachusetts (07/01)
Another poll, on the other hand, shows strong support for the Mohegan Tribe's commercial casino.

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