[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 249 (Friday, December 28, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 76514]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31176]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Indian Gaming

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Approved Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact taking 
effect.

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SUMMARY: This notice publishes the Approval of the Tribal-State Compact 
between the State of Montana and the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of 
the Fort Peck Reservation.

DATES: Effective Date: December 28, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of 
Indian Gaming, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary--Policy and 
Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219-4066.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 11 of the Indian Gaming 
Regulatory Act of 1988 (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. On November 
14, 2012, the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Reservation 
(Tribe) and the State of Montana (State) submitted a Class III Tribal-
State Compact for review and approval. The Compact increases the number 
of Video Gaming Machines from 76 to 816, and authorizes the operation 
of additional types of games including live poker and simulcast racing. 
The term of the Compact runs for 10 years from the date of this notice. 
The Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, 
through his delegated authority, is publishing notice that the Tribal-
State Compact between the State of Montana and the Assiniboine and 
Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Reservation is now in effect.

    Dated: December 20, 2012.
Kevin K. Washburn,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2012-31176 Filed 12-27-12; 8:45 am]
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