Gaming Control Board's December 16th Public Meeting Can Be Viewed Online Or Accessed Through An Audio Link
HARRISBURG, PA: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has announced today that its public meeting scheduled for December 16, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. will be available for view from the Board’s website. The meeting will be held online to minimize risks associated with public gatherings in accordance with COVID-19 health guidelines.
Access to the online meeting can be made by visiting the Board’s website and choosing the “live” link on the PGCB Meeting Videos section on the homepage, whose address can be found below.
In order to assure that those unable to view the meeting online have access, the Board is also providing a link to the meeting through an audio-only interface by dialing (301) 715-8592, then entering the following when prompted:
· Meeting ID: 946 1265 7165
· Passcode: 046151
The agenda for the meeting will also be placed on the Board’s website prior to the meeting.
About the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is tasked to oversee all aspects of gambling legalized under 2004’s Race Horse Development and Gaming Act and the Gaming Expansion Act of 2017. In addition to slot machine and table games gambling at land-based casinos, the expansion includes online casino games available to date on 12 sites; sports wagering offered through sportsbooks at 13 retail locations and through 10 online outlets; video gaming terminals (VGTs) offered as of this date at 39 qualified truck stops; and, fantasy sports contests through six providers.
The mature land-based casino industry in Pennsylvania currently consists of six racetrack (Category 1) and four stand-alone (Category 2) casinos in, along with the two resort (Category 3) casinos and one mini-casino (Category 4). These facilities collectively employ over 16,000 people and, along with other types of Board-regulated gaming, annually generate over $1.5 billion in tax revenue. Construction of an additional Category 2 casino is currently underway along with a number of Category 4 casinos which are expected to begin operation over the next couple of years.
Additional information about both the PGCB’s gaming regulatory efforts and Pennsylvania’s gaming industry can be found at https://gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov/ . You can also follow the agency on Twitter by choosing @PAGamingControl.