2018-12343. Indian Gaming; Approval of a Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Oklahoma  

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    AGENCY:

    Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

    ACTION:

    Notice.

    SUMMARY:

    The Shawnee Tribe and the State of Oklahoma entered into a compact governing class III gaming; this notice announces the approval of the Tribal Gaming Compact between the Shawnee Tribe and the State of Oklahoma.

    DATES:

    This compact takes effect on June 8, 2018.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary—Policy and Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219-4066.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Under section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) Public Law 100-497, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq., the Secretary of the Interior shall publish in the Federal Register notice of approved Tribal-State compacts for the purpose of engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. As required by IGRA and 25 CFR 293.4, all compacts are subject to review and approval by the Secretary. The Compact authorizes the Tribe to engage in certain class III gaming activities, provides for certain geographical exclusivity, limits the number of gaming machines at existing racetracks, and prohibits non-tribal operation of certain machines and covered games.

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    Dated: May 7, 2018.

    John Tahsuda,

    Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, Exercising the Authority of the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-12343 Filed 6-7-18; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 4337-15-P

Document Information

Effective Date:
6/8/2018
Published:
06/08/2018
Department:
Interior Department
Agency:
Indian Affairs Bureau
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice.
Document Number:
2018-12343
Dates:
This compact takes effect on June 8, 2018.
Pages:
26706-26706 (1 pages)
Docket Numbers:
189A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900253G
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2018-12343.pdf