Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe

A rendering of the proposed Mashpee Wampanoag Casino.

Tribe’s Controversial Casino Plan Fails To Get Majority Vote

A referendum which would have allowed members of the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe to bring games to an unfinished tribal community center on Martha’s Vineyard failed to win a two-thirds majority vote.

08/16/2015

The Gay Head lighthouse rises above the cliffs in Aquinnah on Martha's Vineyard. (Photo credit DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Patrick Files Suit To Block Martha’s Vineyard Casino

Gov. Deval Patrick is suing to block the Martha’s Vineyard-based Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe from opening a small casino on the island.

12/02/2013