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Chairman Cedric Cromwell: Our Differences Make Us Stronger

As the Chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, that first welcomed the Pilgrims to America with an open hand of friendship in the Plymouth colony in 1620, I was horrified by the images of hate and terror that came out … Continue reading

First Light Resort & Casino Groundbreaking on April 5

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, also known as People of the First Light, will celebrate a groundbreaking ceremony for the First Light Resort & Casino. The new facility will include a casino, fine dining, entertainment venues, luxury hotel rooms, and many … Continue reading

Decision on tribal casino will bring certainty to market

Posted Aug. 26, 2015 at 7:19 PM Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 7:21 PM The major wildcard looming over the Massachusetts casino market could soon be resolved. The Bureau of Indian Affairs, in an Aug. 21 letter to Taunton City … Continue reading

Update: Project FIrst Light

The Gaming Commission’s decision on Thursday to open the Southeastern Massachusetts region to commercial bids paves the way for the possibility of a fourth casino in the state and two in Southeastern Massachusetts. This not only ignores our federal rights … Continue reading