The proponent behind a plan to build a casino in New Bedford filed a motion in federal court Wednesday opposing the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe’s recent request to intervene in a pending lawsuit the firm has against the state.

The proponent, KG Urban Enterprises, argues that the concerns the Aquinnah raise are not relevant to the pending legal challenge against Section 91 of the state gaming law, a provision that gives an eligible federally recognized American Indian tribe the first shot at the casino market in southeastern Massachusetts.

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