Edited from an RCI press release
The New York State Racing and Wagering Board announced Thursday that is has joined the Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) as the 26th member.
New York joins Virginia and West Virginia as racing states to join the RCI during the past 12 months. California, Illinois, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, and Ontario represent RCI's top wagering jurisdictions.
Founded in 1934 in Lexington, RCI remains the longest established and only current full-time national/international organization for racing regulators.