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Requests for Calendar Year 2022

Summary of Requests

Calendar Year Requests Total Breakdown of Request Results
2022 14
  • Granted: 3
  • Granted/Denied in part: 5
  • Denied: 2
  • Withdrawn: 3
  • Appealed: 1
  • Other*: 1
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
2022-001    1/14/2022 1. All records, documents, and correspondence concerning the PGCB's investigation into SBTech and/or DraftKings, which was conducted to approve the companies for sports betting operations and online gaming in PA.  2. All records, documents, and correspondence concerning the approval of SBTech and/or DraftKings to operate in PA. 3. All other Public Record Requests, responses, and/or records produced concerning the investigation of SBTech and/or DraftKings, including copies of such requests. Granted in part/Denied in part. Responsive documents were sent to the requester except for confidential documents.
2022-002    1/26/2022 Requesting operator revenue by brand (aka “skin”) under the Hollywood Casino license for iGaming which includes DraftKings, BetMGM, Penn National (Hollywood Casino) and Barstool Sportsbook & Casino from August 2021 through December 2021.    Granted Responsive documents were sent to the requester. 
2022-003    1/27/2022 The audit of PokerStars, their software, and RNG and all reports surrounding, including the audit findings. Any document that proves that PokerStars is in compliance with Section 810 and 809 of Title 58. recreation Part VII. Gaming Control Board. Granted in part/Denied in part. Responsive documents were sent to the requester except for confidential documents.
2021-004    2/22/2022 Brand (aka "skin") level monthly revenues for iGaming and online sports betting and how much they contributed to the "Penn National" license figure. Total iGaming gross revenue figure   Withdrawn  
2022-005     2/23/2022   Skin level iGaming revenues reported under the Penn National license, for the calendar year 2021.  Granted Responsive documents were provided to requester. 
2022-006    3/3/2022 Any and all violations, citations, warning letters, memorandum, notes, correspondence, communications, e-mails, minutes, or any other documents regarding understaffing of security personnel at Live Casino and Hotel, Philadelphia for the period of February 1, 2021 through July 1, 2021  Other  No record exists.
2022-007    3/9/2022 Tests done on WSOP and PokerStars in regard to their efficacy and interoperability. Granted in part/Denied in part. Responsive documents were sent to the requester except for confidential documents.
2022-008    3/21/2022 Unredacted copy of an email from Luke Rogers, PGCB, on October 15, 2021 at 11:43 am to Michael Levin of Fox Bet with the subject line RE: Tyler Brown complaint.  Denied Requester appealed to the OOR. After parties submitted additional information in support of their positions to the OOR, the PGCB provided requester with a revised redacted copy of the email in question and appeal was then withdrawn by requester.
2022-009    3/24/2022 Documents re: licensing status of GAN Limited and Michael B. Arouh.  *Other 30 day extension filed by PGCB, still in process of responding.
2022-010    4/7/2022 All documents and information relating to DeNaples Equipment, Inc.; the stock ownership of DeNaples, Equipment, Inc.; any shareholder loans, payments, additions, and reductions thereto; and DeNaples Equipment, Inc. and its federal and state tax returns. Denied Documents requested were confidential.
2022-011  4/27/2022 Self-exclusion spreadsheets of the state's lists, going back as far as is possible. This request encompasses lists for casinos, online gambling, video gaming terminals and fantasy contests. I would also like any other demographical information the state maintains about participants on the lists, including age, gender, race and address (or at least Census bloc). Granted in part/Denied in part. Responsive documents were sent to the requester except for confidential documents.
2022-012  5/4/2022 From Sept. 1, 2021, to present, all documents, including but not limited to emails, text messages, phone logs and correspondence, exchanged between or otherwise relating to contact between the PGCB and the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office and/or Andrew Throckmorton. Withdrawn  
2022-013  5/11/2022 Request for specific and official PGCB policy details concerning the minimum distance from a PA Category 4 gaming establishment to a hospital, place of worship, school, charitable institution, park, zoo, or any similar place frequented by the public. Amended. Granted Provided requester with information.
2022-014  5/20/2022 The audit of PokerStars, their software, and RNG and all reports surrounding, including the audit findings. Any document that proves that PokerStars is in compliance with Section 810 and 809 of Title 58. Recreation Part VII. Gaming Control Board. Withdrawn  

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