[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 160 (Friday, August 17, 2018)]
[Page 41102]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-17728]



Bureau of Indian Affairs


Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact 
Amendments in the State of Oklahoma

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The State of Oklahoma entered into compact amendments with the 
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and with the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of 
Oklahoma governing certain forms of class III gaming; this notice 
announces the approval of the State of Oklahoma Gaming Compact Non-
house-Banked Table Games Supplement between the State of Oklahoma and 
the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of 

DATES: The compact amendments take effect on August 17, 2018.

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.

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 and amendments are subject to review and approval 
by the Secretary. The compact amendments authorize the Tribes to engage 
in certain additional class III gaming activities, provide for the 
application of existing revenue sharing agreements to the additional 
forms of class III gaming, and designate how the State will distribute 
revenue sharing funds.

    Dated: August 6, 2018.
Tara Sweeney,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2018-17728 Filed 8-16-18; 8:45 am]