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The Herald News
Casino dreams become reality for Mashpee WampanoagThe Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe stands alone in Southeastern Massachusetts.It wasn’
Casino dreams become reality for Mashpee Wampanoag
The Herald News / Posted 9 hours ago
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe stands alone in Southeastern Massachusetts.It wasn’t easy.The journey was a roller coaster ride with twists and turns and heart-stopping plunges. There were times when things looked bleak.One of those plunges was in 2009,... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Proposed casino in Brockton is denied licensedisappointment", saying it lacks strategies for urban renewal and economic deve
Proposed casino in Brockton is denied license
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 3 days ago
disappointment", saying it lacks strategies for urban renewal and economic development. The decision comes as the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is beginning construction on a billion-dollar casino on reservation land in Taunton 20 miles away. © WLNE-TV... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Brockton leaders lament missed economic opportunity in casino decisionCommission on Thursday declined to award a license for a commercial casino in s
Brockton leaders lament missed economic opportunity in casino decision
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
Commission on Thursday declined to award a license for a commercial casino in southeastern Massachusetts, where the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has broken ground on a resort casino of its own. After about two and a half days of discussion and... Read more
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Providence Business News
Mass. Gaming Commission rejects casino proposal for Brocktonsaid in a statement. The commission had been deliberating the proposal for two
Mass. Gaming Commission rejects casino proposal for Brockton
Providence Business News / Posted 4 days ago
said in a statement. The commission had been deliberating the proposal for two days. Earlier this month, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe held a groundbreaking ceremony for its billion-dollar First Light Resort & Casino in Taunton, approximately... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Proposed Brockton casino denied licenseEntertainment said the company is disappointed, but thanked the commission for
Proposed Brockton casino denied license
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 days ago
Entertainment said the company is disappointed, but thanked the commission for its "thoughtful deliberation." The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, which recently broke ground on a nearly $1 billion resort on sovereign land in nearby Taunton, praised the... Read more
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Boston Globe
April 28, 2016an economic catalyst in one of the state’s poorest cities and clearing the fiel
April 28, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
an economic catalyst in one of the state’s poorest cities and clearing the field for a rival casino planned by the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe in nearby Taunton. The 4-1 vote ends the yearlong effort by Mass Gaming & Entertainment, a partnership of... Read more
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WBUR Boston
No Casino For Brockton: Gaming Commission Denies Proposalaward a license for a proposed commercial casino in the southeastern part of th
No Casino For Brockton: Gaming Commission Denies Proposal
WBUR Boston / Posted 4 days ago
award a license for a proposed commercial casino in the southeastern part of the state — the same region where the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe recently broke ground on its own casino project. Mass Gaming and Entertainment, a subsidiary of Rush Street... Read more
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Lowell Sun
State rejects Brockton casino planCommission on Thursday declined to award a license for a commercial casino in s
State rejects Brockton casino plan
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Commission on Thursday declined to award a license for a commercial casino in southeastern Massachusetts where the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has broken ground on a resort casino of its own. After about two and a half days of discussion and... Read more
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The Herald News
Gaming Commission rejects Brockton proposalCommission on Thursday declined to award a license for a commercial casino in s
Gaming Commission rejects Brockton proposal
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
Commission on Thursday declined to award a license for a commercial casino in southeastern Massachusetts where the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has designs on a competing resort casino of its own.After about two and a half days of discussion and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brockton casino shot down by gambling commissionan economic catalyst in one of the state’s poorest cities and clearing the fiel
Brockton casino shot down by gambling commission
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
an economic catalyst in one of the state’s poorest cities and clearing the field for a rival casino planned by the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe in nearby Taunton. The 4-1 vote ends the yearlong effort by Mass Gaming & Entertainment, a partnership of... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Gaming board chair tries to KO Brockton casino bidMass Gaming & Entertainment, or leave Southeastern Massachusetts, known as Regi
Gaming board chair tries to KO Brockton casino bid
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
Mass Gaming & Entertainment, or leave Southeastern Massachusetts, known as Region C, as the exclusive domain of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.“It is very hard to predict the competitive market here,” Commissioner Enrique Zuniga said. “We just know... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Pivotal meeting continues Wednesday on Brockton casinocollective mind of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission as it considers awarding
Pivotal meeting continues Wednesday on Brockton casino
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
collective mind of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission as it considers awarding a casino license to Brockton. The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe just held a recent groundbreaking for a planned resort casino in Taunton, less than 20 miles away from the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Consultant: Additional casino would cost Mass. tax revenueconcern Rush Street Gaming “does not fully appreciate the magnitude” of having
Consultant: Additional casino would cost Mass. tax revenue
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
concern Rush Street Gaming “does not fully appreciate the magnitude” of having of a rival casino nearby. The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe broke ground last month on a nearly $1 billion resort that doesn’t require state approval because it’s on... Read more
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Boston Globe
State tax collections would decline if Brockton casino is approved, consultant says$391 million, Scarpelli said. Under a previous agreement with the state, the T
State tax collections would decline if Brockton casino is approved, consultant says
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
$391 million, Scarpelli said. Under a previous agreement with the state, the Taunton casino planned by the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe would not pay any tax to the state unless it has exclusive rights to the region. The tribe would pay 17... Read more
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The Herald News
Casino regulators begin review of Brockton proposalHe’s the lone applicant for the state’s third and final gambling license.But Bl
Casino regulators begin review of Brockton proposal
The Herald News / Posted 6 days ago
He’s the lone applicant for the state’s third and final gambling license.But Bluhm is competing with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, which broke ground last month on a nearly $1 billion resort in Taunton that doesn’t require state... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Five things to know about Brockton casino deliberationscollective mind of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission as it considers awarding
Five things to know about Brockton casino deliberations
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 6 days ago
collective mind of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission as it considers awarding a casino license to Brockton. The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe just held a recent groundbreaking for a planned resort casino in Taunton, less than 20 miles away from the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brockton casino bid faces crucial vote this weekhave billed the project as a sorely needed economic catalyst for the city. The
Brockton casino bid faces crucial vote this week
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
have billed the project as a sorely needed economic catalyst for the city. The plan faces competition from the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, which recently broke ground on a $1 billion casino on reservation land in Taunton. The five-member Gaming... Read more
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Island Packet
Casino regulators begin review of Brockton proposalHe's the lone applicant for the state's third and final gambling license. But
Casino regulators begin review of Brockton proposal
Island Packet / Posted 6 days ago
He's the lone applicant for the state's third and final gambling license. But Bluhm is competing with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, which broke ground last month on a nearly $1 billion resort in Taunton that doesn't require state... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Casino regulators begin review of Brockton proposalHe's the lone applicant for the state's third and final gambling license. But
Casino regulators begin review of Brockton proposal
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 6 days ago
He's the lone applicant for the state's third and final gambling license. But Bluhm is competing with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, which broke ground last month on a nearly $1 billion resort in Taunton that doesn't require state... Read more
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Boston Globe
Massachusetts weighs another casino for crowded southeastdesperate need of economic development,’’ Bluhm told The Associated Press recen
Massachusetts weighs another casino for crowded southeast
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
desperate need of economic development,’’ Bluhm told The Associated Press recently. But complicating things is the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, which broke ground last month on a projected $1 billion project on newly declared sovereign land in nearby... Read more
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Boston Globe
A new casino in Connecticut to compete against MGM more likely due to fiscal crisisWynn Resorts casino in Everett, and is considering a $677 million facility in B
A new casino in Connecticut to compete against MGM more likely due to fiscal crisis
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
Wynn Resorts casino in Everett, and is considering a $677 million facility in Brockton. Earlier this month, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe broke ground on a $1 billion casino in Taunton. In Rhode Island, plans are moving forward for a new casino in... Read more
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The Herald News
Massachusetts weighs another casino for crowded southeastin desperate need of economic development,” Bluhm told The Associated Press rec
Massachusetts weighs another casino for crowded southeast
The Herald News / Posted 8 days ago
in desperate need of economic development,” Bluhm told The Associated Press recently.But complicating things is the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, which broke ground last month on a projected $1 billion project on newly declared sovereign land in nearby... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts weighs another casino for crowded southeastdesperate need of economic development,” Bluhm told The Associated Press recent
Massachusetts weighs another casino for crowded southeast
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
desperate need of economic development,” Bluhm told The Associated Press recently. But complicating things is the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, which broke ground last month on a projected $1 billion project on newly declared sovereign land in nearby... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Massachusetts weighs another casino for crowded southeastsite plan, finances and other factors. The five-member panel is expected to vot
Massachusetts weighs another casino for crowded southeast
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 8 days ago
site plan, finances and other factors. The five-member panel is expected to vote as soon as Thursday. But the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe broke ground last month on a projected $1 billion project in nearby Taunton, raising questions about whether... Read more
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Providence Business News
David DeQuattrofor the First Light Resort & Casino, a $1 billion casino development in Taunton
David DeQuattro
Providence Business News / Posted 11 days ago
for the First Light Resort & Casino, a $1 billion casino development in Taunton, Mass., that is a project of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. The $500 million, first phase of the project, now under construction, is expected to include development of... Read more
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The Herald News
Commission closing in on southeastern Mass. casino determination29, and a meeting has been tentatively scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at the comm
Commission closing in on southeastern Mass. casino determination
The Herald News / Posted 12 days ago
29, and a meeting has been tentatively scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at the commission's Boston headquarters.The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe last week broke ground on its planned $1 billion First Light Resort and Casino in Taunton, less than 20 miles... Read more
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Boston Herald
Lawmakers warn of lost gambling revenue if Brockton palace approvedlegislators are warning that if the state Gaming Commission approves a proposed
Lawmakers warn of lost gambling revenue if Brockton palace approved
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
legislators are warning that if the state Gaming Commission approves a proposed Brockton casino next week, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe would not have to pay state taxes on the $1 billion casino it is building on reservation land in Taunton. In... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mass. lawmakers warn of lost gambling revenue if Brockton palace OK’dlegislators are warning that if the state Gaming Commission approves a proposed
Mass. lawmakers warn of lost gambling revenue if Brockton palace OK’d
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
legislators are warning that if the state Gaming Commission approves a proposed Brockton casino next week, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe would not have to pay state taxes on the $1 billion casino it is building on reservation land in Taunton. In... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
SJC ruling hailed as win over development on Vineyardthe intentions of those commissioners from more than a century ago, the Supreme
SJC ruling hailed as win over development on Vineyard
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
the intentions of those commissioners from more than a century ago, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled the partition of Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head’s land in 1878 purposefully excluded easement rights on the parcels leaving those parcels... Read more
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Boston Globe
Group of lawmakers call for delay in vote on Brockton casinocollection by the Commonwealth is not being given the consideration that it des
Group of lawmakers call for delay in vote on Brockton casino
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
collection by the Commonwealth is not being given the consideration that it deserves,” the legislators wrote. The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe recently broke ground on a $1 billion casino on reservation land in Taunton. The tribe does not need the... Read more
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Boston Globe
SJC reverses ruling that would have allowed development on Martha’s Vineyardinclude Caroline Kennedy. In 1878, the land in question was divided by probate
SJC reverses ruling that would have allowed development on Martha’s Vineyard
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
include Caroline Kennedy. In 1878, the land in question was divided by probate court commissioners among members of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head. Lawyers for developers James Decoulos and Maria Kitras of Belmont and two real estate trusts in... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Old Bridgewater Historical Society searching for fresh startNative American tribes, particularly during King Phillip’s War. Following the d
Old Bridgewater Historical Society searching for fresh start
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 19 days ago
Native American tribes, particularly during King Phillip’s War. Following the death of King Phillip – who was chief of the Wampanoag Tribe during the conflict – his wife and son were held at the Keith House.In addition to the Rev. James Keith... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Robert Hayward Returns In Leadership Job at Foxwoodsjob as competitive pressures intensify in Connecticut's gaming industry, even b
Robert Hayward Returns In Leadership Job at Foxwoods
Hartford Courant / Posted 20 days ago
job as competitive pressures intensify in Connecticut's gaming industry, even beyond Springfield. Last week, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe broke ground on a $500 million casino in Taunton, Mass., just 80 miles northeast of both Foxwoods and Mohegan... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mashpee push on with casino construction despite suit challenging reservation statusWhen the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe broke ground on a $1 billion casino last week,
Mashpee push on with casino construction despite suit challenging reservation status
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
When the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe broke ground on a $1 billion casino last week, it surged ahead of rival developers in the race to open the state’s first full-scale casino. The move was a calculated risk. With a federal lawsuit hanging over the... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Casino Openings & Expansions: First Light Resort & Casino breaks ground in Massachusettsthe state's nearby cities that Hoye mentioned, which have resort casino plans i
Casino Openings & Expansions: First Light Resort & Casino breaks ground in Massachusetts
Rolling Good Times / Posted 21 days ago
the state's nearby cities that Hoye mentioned, which have resort casino plans in the making, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe did not need approval from the state's gaming commission to build the resort. Back in September, the federal... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Taunton casino breaks groundTAUNTON -- With the swing of an excavator claw crashing down on a vacant indust
Taunton casino breaks ground
Lowell Sun / Posted 25 days ago
TAUNTON -- With the swing of an excavator claw crashing down on a vacant industrial building, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe officially jumped into New England's casino race Tuesday, breaking ground on what it hopes will become Massachusetts' first Las... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe breaks ground for Massachusetts casino6 April 2016 (PRESS RELEASE) -- At a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, the Mash
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe breaks ground for Massachusetts casino
Rolling Good Times / Posted 26 days ago
6 April 2016 (PRESS RELEASE) -- At a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe took the first step in the construction of the historic tribe's billion-dollar First... Read more
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Boston Herald
Wampanoags break ground on Taunton casinoWith the swing of an excavator claw crashing down on a vacant Taunton industria
Wampanoags break ground on Taunton casino
Boston Herald / Posted 26 days ago
With the swing of an excavator claw crashing down on a vacant Taunton industrial building, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe officially jumped into the casino race yesterday, breaking ground on what it hopes will become Massachusetts’ first Las Vegas-style... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
'We did it!' says tribal leader at Taunton casino groundbreaking Tuesdaycommercial casino opened in the same region.MGM Springfield casino, which will
'We did it!' says tribal leader at Taunton casino groundbreaking Tuesday
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 26 days ago
commercial casino opened in the same region.MGM Springfield casino, which will be one of three casinos in the state, is slated to open in that city in 2018.[View the story "Mashpee Wampanoag tribe breaks ground for casino in Taunton" on... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
'We did it!' says tribal leader at Taunton casino groundbreaking Tuesdaycasino, which will be one of three casinos in the state, is slated to open in t
'We did it!' says tribal leader at Taunton casino groundbreaking Tuesday
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 27 days ago
casino, which will be one of three casinos in the state, is slated to open in that city in 2018.[View the story "Mashpee Wampanoag tribe breaks ground for casino in Taunton" on Storify] Note: First and last names are required for commenting. If... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Taunton's resort casino is officially under constructionis officially underway on Taunton's billion dollar First Light Resort & Casino.
Taunton's resort casino is officially under construction
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 27 days ago
is officially underway on Taunton's billion dollar First Light Resort & Casino. The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe started knocking down buildings on their reservation Tuesday afternoon, and say by next summer part of this... Read more
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The Herald News
'We did it!' says tribal leader at Taunton casino groundbreaking Tuesdaycommercial casino opened in the same region.MGM Springfield casino, which will
'We did it!' says tribal leader at Taunton casino groundbreaking Tuesday
The Herald News / Posted 27 days ago
commercial casino opened in the same region.MGM Springfield casino, which will be one of three casinos in the state, is slated to open in that city in 2018.[View the story "Mashpee Wampanoag tribe breaks ground for casino in Taunton" on... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Mashpee Wampanoags Breaking Ground On Bay State Casino ComplexMass. — Another casino project is joining the fray in New England's increasingl
Mashpee Wampanoags Breaking Ground On Bay State Casino Complex
Hartford Courant / Posted 27 days ago
Mass. — Another casino project is joining the fray in New England's increasingly crowded gambling scene. The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe officially broke ground Tuesday on a resort casino in Taunton that it hopes will become the state's first Las... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Could new Mass. casino take business away from MGM Springfield?make way for MGM Springfield, a new casino project is just beginning across the
Could new Mass. casino take business away from MGM Springfield?
WWLP Springfield / Posted 27 days ago
make way for MGM Springfield, a new casino project is just beginning across the state in Taunton. On Tuesday, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe officially broke ground for a new resort casino in Taunton, about 70 miles east of the casino being built in... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Tribe Breaks Ground On Massachusetts’ Latest Casino ProjectCouncil member Winnie Johnson Graham holds a shovel along with others during Tu
Tribe Breaks Ground On Massachusetts’ Latest Casino Project
WBUR Boston / Posted 27 days ago
Council member Winnie Johnson Graham holds a shovel along with others during Tuesday's groundbreaking of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe's casino. (Elise Amendola/AP) TAUNTON, Mass. With the swing of an excavator claw crashing down on a vacant... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Tribe breaking ground on Taunton casino project todayTribe breaks ground on $1 billion Taunton casino project The Mashpee Wampanoag
Tribe breaking ground on Taunton casino project today
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 27 days ago
Tribe breaks ground on $1 billion Taunton casino project The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe took the first step in the construction of the tribe's $1 billion First Light Resort & Casino in East Taunton today. with AP reports Posted Apr. 5, 2016 at 9:12... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Tribe breaking ground on Taunton casino project today The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe took the first step in the construction of the tr
Tribe breaking ground on Taunton casino project today
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 27 days ago
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe took the first step in the construction of the tribe's $1 billion First Light Resort & Casino in East Taunton today. with AP reports Posted Apr. 5, 2016 at 9:12... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Another tribe breaks ground on new Massachusetts casino projectMass. >> Another casino project is joining the fray in New England’s increasing
Another tribe breaks ground on new Massachusetts casino project
The Middletown Press / Posted 27 days ago
Mass. >> Another casino project is joining the fray in New England’s increasingly crowded gambling scene. The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe officially breaks ground Tuesday on a resort casino in Taunton that it hopes will become the state’s first... Read more
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OJornal News
Tribe is breaking ground on new Taunton casino projectrendering provided by Steelman Partners shows an updated plan for the First Lig
Tribe is breaking ground on new Taunton casino project
OJornal News / Posted 27 days ago
rendering provided by Steelman Partners shows an updated plan for the First Light Resort & Casino that the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe envisions building on their reservation in Taunton, Mass. In 2016, the U.S. Department of the Interior... Read more
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The Herald News
Tribe breaking ground on Taunton casino project today The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe officially breaks ground Tuesday on a resort casi
Tribe breaking ground on Taunton casino project today
The Herald News / Posted 27 days ago
The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe officially breaks ground Tuesday on a resort casino in East Taunton. Posted Apr. 5, 2016 at 9:12 amUpdated at 9:16 AM TAUNTON (AP) — Another casino project is... Read more
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