Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Gets Go-Ahead To Pursue Mass. Casino

January 3, 2014 3:18 PM
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Gets Go-Ahead To Pursue Mass. Casino
" BOSTON (AP) — The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has gotten a green light to pursue a casino in Massachusetts after the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs opted to take no action to block a revised casino compact with the state.

The bureau had rejected an earlier agreement.

The new compact, approved by lawmakers and signed by Gov. Deval Patrick, spells out a variety of terms including how much in gambling proceeds Massachusetts would receive should the tribe succeed in its plan to open a resort casino in Taunton "

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