Learn, Practice, Play Baccarat
Learn, Practice, Play Blackjack
Learn, Practice, Play Slots
Learn, Practice, Play Poker
Learn, Practice, Play Video Poker
500 Nations Casino

Slots Rival

Mashpee Ends Effort for Federal Land Trust for Casino Site

300 Free Slots
NO SIGN-UP at Bovada! $3,000 Welcome Bonus. Advertisement US Players Welcome.
300 Free Slots + Casino Games ... No Sign-Up!
PLAY FREE AT BOVADA! Select Practice Play or Real Play on all newest slots, blackjack, craps, keno, poker, video poker and roulette games. US Players Welcome
June 28, 2017

The attempt for federal government approval to transform 321 acres in to tribal land has stopped for now.

The U.S. Department of Interior was expected by Tuesday to decide on the request by the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe. However, the Department of Interior had advised the tribe to not move forward at this time. The tribe agreed.

The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe will still be able to return to the idea of claiming the land in the future if they wish to do so.

Of the land, Taunton has 151 acres and there are 170 acres in Mashpee that the tribe would like placed into trust.

In 2015 the tribe was granted reservation status by the department. However the following year residents in Taunton sued. A federal judge sided with the residents and the land was rejected from being placed into trust.

Originally the tribe was hopeful to have the casino completed by the middle of 2018.

Changing the judge's decision has now become the new focus for the tribe in moving forward with the casino plan.

Return to Massachusetts Casino News.

Return to Massachusetts Casinos Home Page.

Join Bovada Join Bovada
500 Nations is an independent directory and information service free of any gaming operator's control and not affiliated with any casino.
Warning: You must ensure you meet all age and other regulatory requirements before entering a casino or placing a wager. There are hundreds of jurisdictions in the world with Internet access and hundreds of different games and gambling opportunities available on the Internet. Do not assume that Internet gaming sites are in compliance with the rules and regulations of every jurisdiction from which they accept players. YOU are responsible for determining if it is legal for YOU to play any particular game or place any particular wager under the laws of the jurisdiction where you are located.