Gaming Commission Finds Tribe Gaming On Ineligible Indian Lands
Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 10:17 AM EDT) -- OKLAHOMA CITY — The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) on May 5 issued a final decision and order upholding a violation of the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma for gaming on ineligible Indian lands (In the matter of: Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma, Nat. Ind. Gaming Comm., appeal of NOV-09-35).
(Order available. Document #96-150527-022R.)
The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) permits a tribe to operate Class II gaming only on Indian lands as defined by IGRA. The IGRA prohibits gaming on Indian...