Public hearing on gaming in the Commonwealth

Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee

Monday, October 2, 2023 | 10 a.m.

Hearing Room 1, NOB


I. Call to Order
II. Introductions

Senator Christopher Gebhard, Chairman
Senator Anthony Williams, Minority Chairman   

III. Video Gaming Terminals (VGT) Operators Panel

Testimony from VGT operators regarding gaming in the Commonwealth. – Testimony

Matthew R. Hortenstine, General Counsel, J&J Ventures Gaming, LLC
Brent Mayes, President, Venture Gaming and Pro ATM
Rick Kirby, Chairman, Betson Enterprises

IV. Casino Operators Panel

Testimony from casino operators regarding gaming in the Commonwealth.

Bob Green, Chairman of the Board, Parx Casino 
Eric Hausler, CEO, Parx Casino             
Joe Billhimer, COO and Development Officer, The Cordish Companies, Live Casino – Testimony

V. Closing Remarks

Additional Written Testimony – PENN Entertainment, Presque Isle Downs, Sports Betting Alliance, Harrah’s Philadelphia

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