posted on April 30, 2010 08:59
Richard Seibert has been named Chairman of the Western Region Off Track Betting Board of Directors.
Seibert was elected at yesterday’s meeting of the Western OTB Board.
The vote was 9 to 8.
Just two months ago, the board was unable to get a majority for a new chairman.
This morning WBTA News spoke with Siebert about some of the issues facing WROTB.
Mr. Siebert spoke about the corporation's relationship with the New York Lottery, his level of confidence in the current management team at Batavia Downs and the future of harness racing:
Dick Siebert is also Chairman of the Genesee County Republican Committee and serves as the GOP Election Commissioner.