Tribe Breaks Ground On Massachusetts’ Latest Casino Project

With the swing of an excavator claw crashing down on a vacant industrial building, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe officially jumped into New England’s casino race Tuesday, breaking ground on what it hopes will become Massachusetts’ first Las Vegas-style resort. The federally recognized Cape Cod tribe has set out an ambitious timetable: the projected $1...
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Target 2017 Opening For Casino

The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe says it plans to open a resort casino south of Boston by 2017, nearly one year earlier than rivals Wynn and MGM. The Cape Cod-based tribe made the announcement and revealed updated casino designs Monday ahead of a planned April 5 groundbreaking. The $500 million First Light Casino, which the...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Acquires East Taunton Property For $19.25M

The Liberty and Union Business Center in East Taunton has been sold to the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe for $19.25 million. The three-building complex on 59 acres of land will become part of the Wampanoag’s proposed casino development. The Maggiore Cos. of Woburn brokered the sale. Maggiore optioned the property to the tribe in 2012...