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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
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
Claire B. Yantis
Administrative Director
Frank Dermody
Steve Cook
Chief Counsel
Shawn Dillon
Cyrus Pitre
Chief Enforcement Counsel
Sara Manzano-Díaz
Doug Harbach
Director of Communications
Nedia Ralston
Sean Hannon
Director of Licensing
Frances Regan
Elizabeth Lanza
Director of the Office of Compulsive and Problem Gambling
David Hickernell
Paul Mauro
Director of the Bureau of Investigations and Enforcement
Kevin F. O'Toole
Executive Director
Paul Resch
Director of Gaming Operations
Mozelle E. Daniels
Director of Diversity and Special Counsel to the Executive Director
Kevin Kile
Director of Sports Wagering Operations
Linda S. Lloyd
Director of Hearings and Appeals
Heather Worner
Director of Gaming Laboratory Operations
Properties Regulated
Harrah's Philadelphia Mohegan Pennsylvania Rivers Casino Philadelphia
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course Mount Airy Casino Resort Rivers Casino Pittsburgh
Hollywood Casino at the Meadows Parx Casino & Racing Valley Forge Casino Resort
Lady Luck Casino - Nemacolin Presque Isle Downs & Casino Wind Creek Bethlehem
Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) News
Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board levies $20,000 in fines
20 Mar 2024
The penalties included a $10,000 fine to Stadium Casino RE for offering unapproved college prop bets through the Betway platform. read more »

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 »