Mass. Tribe Gambles On $500M Casino Backed By Arkana

Law360, New York (April 27, 2012, 3:48 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts-based Native American tribe on Thursday unveiled its plans for a proposed $500 million casino that's touted as a jobs booster for the state and is backed by Arkana Ltd., a company with ties to major resort developer Genting Malaysia Bhd.

The project, which proposes to bring a destination resort anchored by a 150,000-square-foot casino to the city of Taunton in southeastern Massachusetts, will face a special election vote June 9. In an effort to woo local citizens to back its plans, the Mashpee Wampanoag...
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