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Tribe gets more time to pursue a casino

The state gambling commission has backed off a proposal to open Southeastern Massachusetts to commercial casino developers, punting the issue 90 days to mid-March.

The unanimous decision was a win for the Mashpee Wampanoag, who continue to pursue a tribal ­casino in the southeast, and a blow to commercial casino developers ­eager for the opportunity to compete for a state casino license.

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