New York State gaming chairman resigns position

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The chairman of the New York Gaming Commission has resigned.

It will be up to Governor Andrew Cuomo to pick Mark Geran’s replacement.

Geran cited increasing obligations and workload as his reason for stepping down. He is the president of Hobart and William Smith College in Geneva, New York.

He recalled the selection process for New York’s new casinos and efforts to promote race horse safety as two of his proudest accomplishments.

The governor’s nomination to replace Geran will have to be confirmed by the state senate.

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