Possible Fed Law Violation by Proposed Fort Sill Apache Casino
January 27, 2015
Legislature for New Mexico may be violating law established by the federal
government if they allow for a casino to be built by a tribe from Oklahoma. The
Fort Still Apache Tribe is interested in developing a new casino near Deming.
Located in New Mexico's southern region.
The current gaming compacts have a provision that could stop the tribe from
proceeding. If the tribe continues, it could be in violation of the federal
Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
The law states that if a tribe was eligible for land before 1988, the tribe may
develop a casino. However, the Fort Sill tribe was not granted land into trust
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