Shinnecocks approve pact to build casino

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Members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation have cleared an important hurdle in their decade-old quest to build casinos on Long Island by overwhelmingly approving a pact with their financial partner, Gateway Casino Resorts.

The vote, 101-10, Thursday night means the tribe can move forward with a single voice and a deep-pockets developer to negotiate a contract with New York State over revenue-sharing...

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