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Gov. Deval Patrick appointed Stephen Crosby, left, on Tuesday, as chair of a state gambling commission that will oversee the state'’s new casino law. (AP)
Gov. Deval Patrick appointed Stephen Crosby, left, on Tuesday, as chair of a state gambling commission that will oversee the state'’s new casino law. (AP)

Governor Deval Patrick has selected Stephen Crosby to head the nascent Massachusetts Gaming Commission which will oversee the development of casino gambling in the state.

Crosby is the dean of the McCormick Graduate School at UMass Boston, and has a long resume in Massachusetts government - including serving in the Paul Cellucci and Jane Swift administrations.

WBUR's Curt Nickisch joins us to discuss this appointment.

Guest:

  • Curt Nickisch, business and technology reporter, WBUR

This program aired on December 13, 2011.

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