Mashpee Wampanoag casino opponents keep winning in court

In 2016, when it appeared a tribal casino in Taunton was likely, regulators rejected a proposal for a commercial casino in Brockton. Since then, the commission has fended off repeated requests Tribe suspends bid for federal designation on Taunton casino land . The Associated Press Wednesday Jun 28, 2017 at 11:31 AM Jun 28, 2017 at 11:31 AM. TAUNTON — A Massachusetts tribe has On the three-year anniversary of a citywide referendum supporting a tribal casino in Taunton, a group of about 40 dedicated detractors gathered to celebrate three years "casino-free." In 2016, when it appeared a tribal casino in Taunton was likely, regulators rejected a proposal for a commercial casino in Brockton. Since then, the commission has discussed reopening the bidding New Taunton casino deal nearly complete . Gerry Tuoti Friday Nov The department rejected a previous version of the compact last year, saying its terms were not in the tribe’s best interests A revised tribal casino compact between the Mashpee Wampanoag and Gov. Deval Patrick was approved Wednesday by the state House, after some lawmakers warned that the tribe faced nearly News that the federal government had rejected the state’s gaming compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag struck those eager to see a casino built in Taunton as a setback but not an unexpected or TAUNTON - The Department of Justice dropped its appeal in the Taunton tribal casino case on Thursday.But that doesn’t mean the federal government is abandoning the East Taunton casino project The development comes more than a year after the BIA rejected a previous compact. If the tribe is able to meet the other requirements to build a Taunton casino under federal law, the facility’s Mr. Cromwell rejected suggestions that the land-in-trust push was casino-focused, calling the property “an essential connection to our culture and heritage” that supports a school, health care

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