High Resolution "Thank You" Lottery Commercial

Bert Klasey filed this request with the New York State Gaming Commission of New York.


From: Bert Klasey

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

Highest resolution copy available of New York Lottery commercial entitled "Thank You" (for reference at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIvxRT7Zto0). Requested specs: 1920x1080 HD, Quicktime Pro Res 422 HQ or better, Native Frame rate.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Bert Klasey

From: gaming.sm.FoilRequests

Dear Mr. Klasey:

I am writing in response to your recent request for information (below), pursuant to Freedom of Information Law, New York Public Officers Law Section 87 (FOIL).

You have requested "Highest resolution copy available of New York Lottery commercial entitled 'Thank You'". Please be advised that our television and radio commercials are not subject to reproduction as we are financially responsible for the airing rights. As an aside, the New York Lottery Division of the Gaming Commission will no longer be airing this particular commercial after the music rights expire on January 12, 2015. If you should have any further questions in this regard, you may contact our Advertising Director, Dana Idema at 518-388-3430.

Thank you for your interest in the Gaming Commission and Happy Holidays.


Michelle Barbetta

Records Access/FOIL Officer

New York State Gaming Commission

One Broadway Center

P.O. Box 7500

Schenectady, NY 12301-7500

(518) 388-3413