[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 249 (Friday, December 28, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 76513-76514]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31180]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Indian Gaming

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

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

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SUMMARY: This notice publishes the Approval of the Amended Tribal-State 
Compact between the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse 
Reservation and State of South Dakota

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 6, 
2012, the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation and 
State of South Dakota submitted an Amended Class III Tribal-State 
Compact for review and approval. The Amended Compact increases the 
number of authorized slot machines to a total of 750 slot machines at 
both of the Tribe's casinos, and authorizes additional slot machines in 
stages up to a total of 850 slot machines by 2022.
    The Compact shall be reviewed by the Tribe and the State at 10-year 
intervals with automatic 10-year renewals if neither party objects. The 
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, 
through his delegated

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authority, is publishing notice that the Amended Tribal-State Compact 
between the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation 
and State of South Dakota is now in effect.

    Dated: December 20, 2012.
Kevin K. Washburn,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2012-31180 Filed 12-27-12; 8:45 am]
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