Mashpee tribe banks on new deal


The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is putting its future gambling interests in the hands of the company responsible for bankrolling Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Connecticut. In a tentative deal announced yesterday afternoon at Mashpee High School, 150 tribe members heard tribal leaders announce a new partnership with Arkana Limited, an affiliate of Kien Huat. The Malaysian-based company is part of gambling giant Genting Group.