Despite regulatory mandate, no one is banned from New York casinos

Nobody is banned from casinos in New York, according to the state’s Gaming Commission.

The New York State Gaming Commission is required by state law to keep a list of people “involuntary excluded” from any licensed gambling facility publically available on its website. A Freedom of Information Law request submitted by MuckRock user T. McElwee led to a response from the commission, which said in an appeal letter it has taken no action to exclude anyone from state gambling facilities. As such, the commission had no records to produce and a list is not posted on its website.

Read the full article here.

( Header image from The Sopranos, created by David Chase.)

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