Public hearing on skill games in the Commonwealth

Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 | 9 a.m.

Hearing Room 1, NOB


I. Call to Order

II. Introductions

Senator Christopher Gebhard, Chairman

Senator Anthony Williams, Minority Chairman   

III. Skill Game Panel

Testimony from Skill Gaming Representatives.

Paul Goldean, President and CEO Pace-O-Matic – Testimony

Matt Haverstick, Managing Partner, Kleinbard LLC – Testimony

Rick Goodling, National Director of Compliance, Pace-O-Matic – Testimony

Peter Zaleski, Professor of Economics, Villanova University – Testimony

Brian Carr, Senior Consultant, Pace-O-Matic – Testimony

Mike Barley, Chief Public Affairs Officer, Pace-O-Matic

IV. Community Organizations Panel

Testimony from Veteran’s Organizations, Restaurants, and Volunteers. 

Commander Stephen Holmes, American Legion Post 733 (Dauphin County) – Testimony

Mary Jo Bishop, Owner, Steggie’s Bar (Lebanon County) – Testimony

Tom Olewick, Volunteer Firefighter (Clearfield County) – Testimony

V. Closing Remarks

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