Rosenberg said a resort casino is “the best model” to raise tax revenue for the state and a host community.

He also said it’s “unique” that the Mashpee Wampanoag are federally recognized but have still not had land put into trust with the Department of Interior.

Crosby noted that hurdles remain for the Mashpee Wampanoag in terms of potential court challenges.

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