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Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Mashantucket Tribe wins local vote for casino in Massachusetts (06/24)
The tribe plans to manage the $650 million facility in New Bedford.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Legislation | Openings and Closings
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe can't stop non-Indian gaming facility (06/19)
The Plainridge Park Casino, with up to 1,500 slot machines, will open on June 24.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe pushes for decision in casino litigation (06/08)
The tribe and the state will head to court on August 12 and they have agreed to let a judge, rather than a jury, decide the case.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hoping for casino decision this year (05/21)
The main hurdle is whether the Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar bars the tribe from following the land-into-trust process.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe questions non-Indian slot facility (05/15)
The Plainridge Park Casino will offer slot machines and electronic table games less than 20 miles from the tribe's casino site.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino odds look slimmer (04/15)
While the odds of a Mashpee Wampanoag casino opening in Taunton now appear slimmer than ever, how would a tribal casino affect a third state-licensed casino?

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains confident on gaming plan (04/06)
Attorney Arlinda Locklear said work picked up after a federal judge upheld a land-into-trust application for a recently recognized tribe in Washington.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Regulation
BIA still promising action on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (04/03)
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn told the top gaming regulator in Massachusetts that the tribe's land-into-trust application remains a 'high priority.'

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Regulation
Still no word from BIA on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino bid (03/17)
The tribe submitted a land-into-trust application more than seven years ago.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation | Opinion
Editorial: Group fights Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino plan (03/12)
Absent the settlement agreement, the tribe would be free to develop its lands as it sees fit.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe hails decision in gaming dispute (03/04)
The tribe plans to build a Class II facility on its reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Connecticut
Mashantucket Tribe joins gaming proposal in Massachusetts (03/04)
The tribe hopes to manage a commercial casino in the southeastern part of the state.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation | NIGC
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe and state in court over casino plan (03/03)
The tribe wants to open a Class II facility on its reservation but the state is objecting.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still waiting for BIA answer on casino (02/02)
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn promised a decision in "early 2013" but that deadline has long passed.

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
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.

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: 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.

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