Boston â¢ A native American tribeâs plans for a gambling hall on Marthaâs Vineyard gained a second life Tuesday after a federal appeals court reversed a lower court decision blocking the long-sought project.
The decision made public Tuesday ruled the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe exercises sufficient government powers on its lands to be considered a sovereign tribal nation that can conduct limited gambling under federal law without seeking local approvals.
In rejecting a key premise in the 2015 lower...
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