New York State Gaming Commission

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The New York State Gaming Commission is the official governing body that oversees the casino gaming, charitable gaming, horse racing, lottery, and video lottery terminals in New York State. Based in Schenectady, it was formed on February 1, 2013, upon the merger of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, and the New York Lottery.[1] It is part of the New York State Executive Department.[2]

As of December 2015, the members of the commission are:[1]

  • John A. Crotty
  • Peter J. Moschetti, Jr.
  • John J. Poklemba
  • Barry Sample
  • Todd R. Snyder

The Executive Director of the commission is Robert Williams, who was formerly in charge of the state lottery division.[3][4]

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  1. ^ a b "About the New York State Gaming Commission". New York State Gaming Commission. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
  2. ^ Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law § 102. "There is hereby created within the executive department the New York state gaming commission. [...]"
  3. ^ Hegarty, Matt (January 29, 2013). "New York gambling agency gets acting head in Williams". Daily Racing Form. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
  4. ^ "Williams Confirmed as Executive Director of Gaming Commission". June 20, 2014. Retrieved July 6, 2015.

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