NYS Gaming Commission

About the New York State Gaming Commission

The New York State Gaming Commission regulates all aspects of gaming activity in the State, including horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering, Class III Indian Gaming, the state lottery (including video lottery terminals), commercial gaming and charitable gaming.

The Commission was created by Chapter 60 of the Laws of 2012.

The law merged the New York State Racing and Wagering Board with the New York State Division of Lottery into a single state agency.

The Commission became effective February 1, 2013.


Mission Statement

The New York State Gaming Commission's mission is to ensure that all lawful gaming and horse racing activity conducted in this State is of the highest integrity, credibility and quality. Operating in the most efficient and transparent manner, the Commission conducts the New York Lottery and serves the best interests of the public by providing responsive and effective state gaming regulation. The Commission strives to ensure that all stakeholders in the gaming and horse racing industries, including the consumers who wager on activities regulated or operated by the Commission, are treated in an equitable and responsible manner and to promote the health and safety of horses and all participants in racing. By consolidating various regulatory functions into one oversight body with broad powers, the Commission seeks to ensure fair and strict regulation of all gaming activity while reducing costs and regulatory burdens to the gaming industry. The Commission aspires to provide the regulatory structure necessary for New York gaming activity to operate effectively in a global, evolving and increasingly competitive marketplace to generate revenue for aid to education and for the support of government, and to contribute to overall economic development and job creation in New York.

Mar 30, 2023
Full time
$85,712 - $108,342 yearly
NYS Gaming Commission Tele-Commuting can be discussed at time of interview
Duties :   The New York State Gaming Commission seeks a highly skilled and intrinsically motivated Assistant Counsel with exceptional skills to provide legal advice to actively support the Commission’s mission. The Commission is the State’s regulatory body, with varied responsibilities over all forms of gaming conducted within the State, including operation of the $10 billion-per-year New York Lottery and regulation of commercial casinos, Indian casinos, video lottery gaming, interactive fantasy sports, charitable gaming, horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering in New York State. Reporting to the Deputy Counsel, the Assistant Counsel will perform the following duties and tasks:   ·         Advise Commission staff on general legal issues and other matters related to commercial gaming, lottery, horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering, charitable gaming, video lottery gaming, and Indian gaming regulation; ·         Perform research and keep current on best...