First Light Resort & Casino

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe are known as the People of the First Light. True to their name, the Tribe will build a first-class gaming and entertainment venue, a first-of-its-kind economic revitalization project in the heart of Southeastern Massachusetts.



Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Gaming Authority

Cedric Cromwell - Gaming Authority President

Robert Hendricks - Gaming Authority Treasurer

Yvonne Avant - Gaming Authority Secretary

Daniel Nuey - Gaming Authority Board Member

Charles Foster - Gaming Authority Board Member


For more information about the Gaming Authority and First Light Resort & Casino, please contact:

Louis Catarina | 508-477-0208 |

Melissa Hill | 508-477-0208 |


You may also visit for more information about the destination resort casino.



Final Environement Impact Report (FEIR) - Click Here to download  
                                             200M File to download.
Released November 26, 2014.

"The proposed project will create thousands of well-paying jobs and be a great economic benefit to the City of Taunton, the Commonwealth, and the Tribe."

Final Environment Impact Report (FEIR)
This is the same version above broken down to seperate sections for easier download

                                   Draft Environmental Impact Report

DEIR Reviewer Letter final

EEA Transmittal Letter



Project First Light - Overview

Presentation to Taunton Municipal Council May 14, 2013

Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA)