New York State Racing and Wagering Board
The New York State Racing and Wagering Board is the official governing body that oversees horse racing, charitable gaming, and Indian casino gaming in New York State. Its main office is located at 1 Broadway Center, Suite 600, Schenectady, NY, 12305.
The first permanent appointment to the Racing and Wagering Board was Joseph H. Boyd, Jr. Governor Nelson Rockefeller appointed him as a member on June 30, 1973. Emil Mosbacher, Jr., the first Chairman of the Board was appointed on August 1, 1973. Dean Alfange was one of the first members.
The Racing and Wagering Board has three board members appointed by the Governor of New York State, with the consent of the state senate. The current governor of New York is David A. Paterson, who designates the chairman of the board. The current chairman of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board is John Sabini, and its members are Daniel D. Hogan and Charles J. Diamond. 
The board regulates three related fields:
- horse racing
- charitable gaming and
- Indian casino gaming.
- ↑ New York State Racing and Wagering Board a brief history web page. Accessed December 9, 2009.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 New York State Racing and Wagering Board about the Board web page. Accessed May 2, 2008.
- ↑ New York State Racing and Wagering Board about Charitable gaming web page. Accessed May 2, 2008]
- ↑ New York State Racing and Wagering Board about Indian casino gaming web page. Accessed May 2, 2008]
- ↑ New York State Racing and Wagering Board about its Rules web page. Accessed May 2, 2008]
- ↑ New York State Racing and Wagering official Board Rulings web page. Accessed May 2, 2008]
- ↑ Harnesslink web site page on the board. Accessed May 2, 2008]
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