Mass. Says Gaming Deal Defeats Martha’s Vineyard Casino

Law360, New York (August 7, 2015, 5:10 PM EDT) -- Massachusetts is continuing to fight a Native American tribe’s attempt to build a gambling facility in Martha’s Vineyard, telling a federal judge Thursday that the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act does not trump a 1980s-era settlement agreement that prohibits gambling on the land.

Massachusetts was joined by the town of Aquinnah and its community association in asking for summary judgment in a case the state hopes will stop the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head from moving forward with an electronic bingo facility, for which the state has...
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