[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 134 (Thursday, July 12, 2012)]
[Page 41200]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-17042]



Bureau of Indian Affairs

Indian Gaming

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

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


SUMMARY: This notice publishes approval by the Department of an 
extension to the Class III Gaming Compact between the State of 
California and the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria.

DATES: Effective Date: July 12, 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; telephone: (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. 2710, the 
Secretary of the Interior shall publish in the Federal Register notice 
of the approved Tribal-State Compact for the purpose of engaging in 
Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. The Compact between the 
State of California and the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria 
allows for one gaming facility and authorizes up to 3,000 gaming 
devices, any banking or percentage card games, and any devices or games 
authorized under State law to the State lottery. The Compact, also, 
authorizes limited annual payments to the State for Statewide 
exclusivity. Finally, the term of the compact is until December 31, 
2033. This Compact is considered to have been approved but only to the 
extent that the Compact is consistent with the provisions of IGRA.

    Dated: July 6, 2012.
Donald E. Laverdure,
Acting Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2012-17042 Filed 7-9-12; 4:15 pm]