A federal judge ruled Thursday that the United States government lacked the authority to declare land in Taunton as an Indian reservation for the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, potentially spoiling the construction of a $1 billion casino there and creating further uncertainty over the development of a casino anywhere in the region.
Federal judge deals setback to Mashpee Wampanoag billion-dollar casino plan - The Boston Globe
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