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Mass. Senate Approves Revised Casino Compact In Taunton

The Massachusetts Senate signed off Thursday on a revised casino compact between Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe.


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Panel To Vote On Tribal Casino Compact

After being stalled on Beacon Hill for months, a casino compact between Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe may finally be inching forward.


Gambling, Betting, Casinos

Massachusetts Signs New Casino Deal With Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

Gov. Deval Patrick is calling for swift ratification by the Legislature of a revised casino compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe that would provide the state with 17 percent of gambling revenues from a proposed tribal casino in Taunton.


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Lawmakers Urged Not To Amend Casino Agreement Between Gov. Patrick, Tribe

Lawmakers are reviewing the casino agreement between the state and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe.


Gambling, Betting, Casinos

Gov. Patrick Reaches Casino Deal With Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration announced a tentative casino compact Wednesday with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe.


Casino opponents (L) and casino proponents (R) hold signs outside the polls in Taunton on Saturday. (Photos by Kim Tunnicliffe)

Taunton Voters Expected To Show Support For Resort-Style Casino

If approved, Saturday’s referendum in Taunton — while nonbinding — would mark the first time local residents have expressed support for a casino project at the ballot box since Gov. Deval Patrick signed the state’s new gambling law last year.


Cedric Cromwell, the tribal chair, announced the tribe's plans to build a casino in Taunton back in February.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Plans Casino In Taunton

The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has entered into an option to buy land in Taunton on which it intends to build a resort casino.


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Casino Industry Spent Millions Lobbying In Mass.

In just the past five years, the tally for all that lobbying topped $11.4 million, according to a review of state lobbying records by The Associated Press.



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