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Fall River casino faces long odds

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Not so fast. Those three words are being repeated to the Mashpee Wampanoag by the state, Fall River and Middleboro.The tribe announced Monday that it intends to scrap plans for an Indian casino in Middleboro in favor of locating a gaming resort at a 300-acre site near Route 24 in Fall River. But the plan, which includes three hotels and a shopping mall, trumpeted by tribal council chairman Cedric Cromwell and Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan Monday, may have as many, if not more, roadblocks than the Middleboro site.