May 19th, 2006


Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
Commonwealth Tower, Strawberry Square
303 Walnut Street, 5th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101


Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey (717) 346-8321

PA Gaming Control Board Begins Comment Period On Draft Regulations

HARRISBURG: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today began 10-day public-comment periods on three sets of draft regulations: Certification of Vendor Key Employee Qualifiers and Key Employees; Horsemen's Organizations; and Underage Gaming.

Comments must be postmarked by June 1, 2006, to be considered. The draft regulations are available on the Board's Web site, Click on "Regulations" and "Draft Regulations" to view these drafts.

In addition, the Gaming Control Board adopted final temporary regulations governing Employees/Credentials; Persons Required to be Excluded; and Self Exclusion. The Board also adopted a series of technical amendments to existing regulations.

All final regulations are available on the Web site for review. Click on "Regulations" and "Final Regulations" to view the final temporary regulations.