FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 21st, 2005

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
P.O. Box 69060
Harrisburg, PA 17106-9060

CONTACT

Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey (717) 346-8321

PA Gaming Control Board Announces 2006 Public Meeting Schedule

HARRISBURG: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board will hold public meetings on the first and third Thursdays of every month in 2006, except January. All meetings will begin at 10 a.m. and will take place in Hearing Room #1 of the North Office Building, Commonwealth Avenue and North Street, Harrisburg.
In January, the Board will meet on Thursday Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. in Hearing Room #1 of the North Office Building.

Limited reserved seating will be available to members of the media at all public meetings, and a mult-box connection will be provided.

Members of the public without Capitol credentials should use the North Street entrance to the North Office Building for security clearance.

Pursuant to Pennsylvania’s Sunshine Law, the Board may change the time, date and location of any meeting with appropriate prior notice via its Web site and a legal advertisement in a local newspaper of general circulation. It also may schedule additional meetings or cancel any scheduled meeting with appropriate prior notice.

Members of the press and the public are invited to join the Board’s e-mail list to receive direct notices of meeting changes and other important information from the Board. To register, visit www.pgcb.state.pa.us and click on the Sign-Up button on the home page.

WHAT: Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board 2006 Meeting Schedule
   
WHEN: 10 a.m., the first and third Thursday of every month, except January*
   
WHERE: Hearing Room #1, North Office Building, Harrisburg