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Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB)

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, guided by the Gaming Act and supported by a dedicated professional staff, will protect the interest of the public by ensuring the integrity of legalized gaming through the strict enforcement of the law and regulations, the licensing of qualified individuals and entities, and fulfilling the objectives of legalized gaming in the Commonwealth to deliver a significant source of revenue, assist the horse racing industry, provide broad economic opportunities and enhance tourism.

303 Walnut Street
Strawberry Square
Commonwealth Tower, Fifth Floor
Harrisburgh, Pennsylvania 17101
United States

Mailing Address
PO Box 69060
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17106-9060
United States

Main Phone:
(717) 346-8300
(717) 346-8350


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Denise J. Smyler
R. Douglas Sherman
Chief Counsel
Obra S Kernodle IV
Cyrus Pitre
Chief Enforcement Counsel
Sean Logan
Elizabeth Lanza
Director of the Office of Compulsive and Problem Gambling
T. Mark Mustio
Paul Mauro
Director of the Bureau of Investigations and Enforcement
Kevin F. O'Toole
Executive Director
Christopher Schroder
Director of Casino Compliance
Mozelle E. Daniels
Director of Diversity and Special Counsel to the Executive Director
Paul Resch
Director of Gaming Operations
Linda S. Lloyd
Director of Hearings and Appeals
Kevin Kile
Director of Sports Wagering Operations
Claire B. Yantis
Administrative Director
Properties Regulated
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Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) News
Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board levies $212,500 in fines
22 Feb 2024
One of the fines was for $50,000 for three incidents at Hollywood Casino York property in which individuals under the legal gambling age of 21 were able access the gaming floor. read more »

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reports Super Bowl wagers
15 Feb 2024
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported that preliminary figures show $71,554,099 was wagered in the Commonwealth on this past weekend’s Super Bowl through retail and online sportsbooks, a 15% decrease compared to last year. read more »

$27,500 in fines levied by Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
24 Jan 2024
The Board also acted on petitions filed by the Office of Enforcement Counsel to ban five adults from all casinos in the Commonwealth for leaving minors unattended in order to engage in gaming activities. read more »