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More good news for casino opponents

The premise of this Kyle Alspach article in the Brockton Enterprise is odd: the economic crisis makes the Middleborough casino proposed by the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe less likely, and the construction of commercial, non-Indian casinos more likely.

Alspach bases his reporting mainly on pro-casino sources — the Rev. Richard McGowan of Boston College and Clyde Barrow of UMass Dartmouth — and that makes this hard to parse as well.

Nevertheless, the story stands as further evidence that a casino will never be built in Middleborough. As if you had any doubts.


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  1. cdplakeville

    And even more good news Dan. The US Supreme Court has DENIED the request of the Kickapoo Tribe in Texas to force the state into a class III gambling compact. The Mashpee through their mouth pieces at the Liberty Square Group have repeatedly said they would try and force the Commonwealth into a compact. Well, the Supremes let the lower court ruling stand. States have sovereignty right too.

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