NEW YORK GAMING ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTS FIRST FEMALE CHAIR OF ORGANIZATION

Empire City Vice President Will Lead Statewide Association whose members Generate Hundreds of Millions Annually for New York State Schools

(ALBANY, NY) – The Board of Directors of the New York Gaming Association (NYGA), a trade association of racing and gaming venues throughout the state, has named Taryn Duffy, Vice President of Corporate Communications & Public Affairs at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts, as the next Chair of NYGA, the first woman to hold the post.

The New York Gaming Association advocates for and advances the interests of its members located at racing and gaming venues throughout the state. The association works in partnership with state government on long-term strategies to increase revenues for education, support the racing, breeding and gaming industries, and generate new jobs and revenue for the benefit of all New Yorkers.