Mashpee Wampanoags, Taunton Leaders Tout Benefits Of CasinoMashpee Wampanoag tribe and Taunton city officials on Monday touted the economic benefits of a $500 million casino the tribe hopes to build in the southeastern Massachusetts city.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Leaders Plan To Start Mass. Casino Construction In 2016Tribal leaders say the Mashpee Wampanoag will begin construction of a $500 million resort casino in Taunton next spring.
Gov. Patrick Reaches Casino Deal With Mashpee Wampanoag TribeGov. Deval Patrick's administration announced a tentative casino compact Wednesday with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe.
Taunton Voters Expected To Show Support For Resort-Style CasinoIf 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.