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Rocky Gap VP Assures Against Privatization Controversy

January 12th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The use of the word “privatization” in connection with Rocky Gap State Park caused several month’s of controversy at the end of last year- sparked by a grassroots citizens effort to  “Save the Gap”.  Although elected officials repeatedly offered clarifications and assurances that there were absolutely no plans on the table to close the state park in favor of commercial business development- that didn’t stop mass mailings and signs being posted  county wide touting the “Save the Gap” mantra. Brian Kurtz, the newly appointed senior vice president and general manager of Rocky Gap Casino Resort, tells WCBC News that there needn’t be cause for any controversy, as the current public/private partnership at Rocky Gap has worked extremely well…