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Requests for Calendar Year 2016

Summary of Requests

Fiscal Year Requests Total Breakdown of Request Results
2016 17
  • Granted: 4
  • Granted/Denied in part: 7
  • Denied: 3
  • Withdrawn: 1
  • Appealed: 0
  • Other*: 2
Key: *Other -- No records exist or request sent to wrong agency

 

Right To Know Requests

RTKL Number Date Received by PGCB RTKL Office Information Requested Decision Notes
2016-001 02/09/2016 The number and percentage of all individuals on the excluded list by ethnic category. (1) Number and percentage of Caucasians, Afro-Americans, Hispanics, Oriental/Pacific Islander, Puerto Ricans, Middle Easterners, Jews, etc. (2) the number and percentage of males. (3) The number and percentage of female. (4) The number and percentage of all individuals excluded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. (5) The number of individuals excluded based on their affiliation to organized crime. Section 511a.3.a.(3). Granted Documents in the possession of the PGCB were sent to the requester. Other documents requested do not exist or the information is not maintained by the PGCB.
2016-002 02/09/2016 A complete listing of all Mount Airy Casino and Resort (and Mount Airy LLC #1) employees, with all publicly available information for said employees, including but not limited to, dates beginning and ending periods of employment, present status, city or town, age, if permissible. Granted in part/Denied in part Documents were sent to the requester with the exception of confidential documents.
2016-003 02/16/2016 Records of communication between the PGCB and Donald J. Trump and/or Trump Organization, Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts, Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc., Trump Inc. and Keystone Redevelopment Partners LLC and various individuals; any records regarding the licensure of the aforementioned individuals or entities; records for meeting agendas, minutes, complaints, hearings, appeals; and any and all public record requests filed with the PGCB regarding the aforementioned individuals or entities. Granted in part/Denied in part Documents were sent to the requester with the exception of confidential documents.
2016-004 03/03/2016 Happ Control's Request to Withdraw Application and PGCB's decision. Granted Documents were sent to the requester.
2016-005 05/05/2016 Records demonstrating justification for proposed section 1401 Account Assessment Increase. Itemized budgets submitted to House/Senate; submitted to DOR, PSP & OAG to PGCB; financial record relating to the gross terminal revenue, etc. Granted in part/Denied in part Responsive documents with the exception of confidential documents and information were sent to the requester.
2016-006 05/06/2016 Any and all documents submitted by or provided to Harrah's related to obtaining slot and/or table gaming licenses and/or horse racing licenses for the Harrah's casino, including but not limited to all applications, correspondence, proposals, bids, ownership interests, schedule of fees, eligibility lists, notification forms, status reports, roviders lists, approvals, denials, industry letters, disclosures, permits, waivers, disclosures, notices, renewals, cover checklists, compliance submissions, software/hardware submissions, slot monitoring submissions, letters of intent, testing, rule proposals, meeting minutes, hearings, revenue reports, press releases and appeals. Withdrawn  
2016-007 05/16/2016 All documents related to the tax returns of Donald J. Trump submitted to PGCB, including filings stamped as "received" on February 9, 2006. This should include all releasable portions of the filings themselves as well as any correspondence related to the tax returns within the board or between the board and representatives of the Trump Organization, the presidential campaign of Donald J. Trump, Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts, Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. and/or Trump Inc. Granted in part/Denied in part Responsive documents with the exception of confidential documents and information were provided.
2016-008 05/17/2016 Provide the number of persons excluded from gaming licensed facilities, because a well trained staff member, or official identified that person as a pathological gambler. Pursuant to the provisions outlined in the lisensee's (sic) "Problem Gambling Plan," as submitted to the board prior to being granted a Category #2 Gaming license. Request was amended to read “problem gambler”. Denied  
2016-009 05/18/2016 All contracts between Mount Airy Casino and Resort or Mount Airy LLC #1 and Patrick Reese. All contracts between Mount Airy Casino and Resort or Mount Airy LLC #1 and ICU Surveillance. No records.  
2016-010 06/27/2016 Records of communication between the PGCB and Donald J. Trump and/or Trump Organization, Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts, Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc., Trump Inc. and Keystone Redevelopment Partners, LLC and various individuals; any records regarding the licensure of the aforementioned individuals or entities; records for meeting agendas, minutes, complaints, hearings, appeals; and any and all public record requests filed with the PGCB regarding the aforementioned individuals or entities. Granted in part/Denied in part Responsive documents with the exception of confidential documents and information were provided.
2016-011 06/30/2016 Any gaming license applications, supporting documents, notes, memorandum, meeting minutes or correspondence pertaining to the pursuit of a Pennsylvania gaming license by Donald J. Trump, the Trump Organization or Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts, Inc. Granted in part/Denied in part Responsive documents with the exception of confidential documents and information were provided.
2016-012 07/18/2016 "Copies of the documents and Board Orders referenced at the July 13, 2016 PGCB Public Meeting relating to Gaming Partners International USA, Inc. and GPI Mexicana S.A. de C.V.'s Joint Petition for Relief, and as further referenced in the PGCB's Meeting Agenda for the Public Meeting and Executive Session. We would also like to obtain a copy of the Transcript from Meeting on July 13, 2016." Granted Provided responsive documents.
2016-013 09/07/2016 Employee performance reviews and evaluations relating to Carl Dixon for the time period from January 1, 2011 through the date of this request. Denied Information is confidential.
2016-014 09/27/2016 All administrative orders by the PGCB regarding enforcement actions for the revocation of Non-Gaming Employee licenses since the creation of the Board. Granted Provided responsive documents.
2016-015 11/17/16 The name of, and the application materials (in their entirety) submitted by, the candidate selected to fill the position of Administrative Director. No records  
2016-016 12/5/16 1. All documents that identify the ownership of the following entities: *Bensalem Racing Association; Inc.; *Keystone Turf Club, Inc.; *Parx Casino & Racing; * Parx Racing; *Greenwood Racing, Inc.; *Greenwood Gaming & entertainment, Inc. 2. All applications for gaming licenses submitted by Bensalem Racing Association, Inc. and Keystone Turf Club, Inc. 3. Documents concerning the approval or denial of applications for gaming licenses submitted by Bensalem Racing Association, Inc. and Keystone Turf Club, Inc., including a copy of the gaming license, if any. 4. Any and all documents identifying which entities in which Greenwood Racing, Inc. holds an interest. Granted in part/Denied in part Responsive documents with the exception of confidential documents and information were provided.
2016-017 12/9/16 "Where do the casinos deposit their money? I see the Brinks trucks go in and out of the casino every day. Do they put it in a local bank or the Federal Reserve?" Denied Requester asked a question.

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