NYS Gaming commission names facility location board members

ALBANY, N.Y.–The first three individuals to serve on the
Resort Gaming Facility Location Board will be appointed Thursday.

The board will be responsible for evaluating casino
applications and making selections of who is eligible to apply for a commercial
gaming license in New York State.

“These
individuals have the expertise, objectivity and knowledge of New York State to
evaluate the applications to operate destination resort casino. I thank them
for their commitment to bringing much-needed economic development, revenue and
jobs to Upstate New York,” said Chairman-Designate Mark Gearan.

The three
recommendations that will be formally appointed at the Commissions next meeting
are Paul Francis, Stuart Rabinowitz and Bill Thompson.

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