Pennsylvania Governor Corbett, Governor Cuomo Offer Friendly Wager on AFC Championship Game Between Steelers, Jets

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Governor Tom Corbett and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today placed a friendly wager on the outcome of the Jan. 23 AFC Championship game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Jets.

The winner of Sunday's playoff game at Pittsburgh's Heinz Field will advance to the Super Bowl.

After the Steelers win, Governor Cuomo will send Governor Corbett a basket of New York products including Nathan's hotdogs, chicken wings from Buffalo, Hudson Valley apple cider as well as cheese and maple syrup.

"As a lifelong Pittsburgh Steelers fan, I'm happy to participate in this friendly wager with Governor Cuomo," said Governor Corbett. "And I'll be even happier to receive the basket of New York products after the Steelers defeat the Jets." Should the Jets somehow prevail, Governor Corbett will send Governor Cuomo a PA Preferred(R) gift basket containing an assortment of delicious Pennsylvania-made foods and beverages.

PA Preferred is the Department of Agriculture's branding program that helps consumers easily identify Pennsylvania-made products through the program's logo, which is a gold checkmark in a blue keystone.

For more information about PA Preferred, visit

Media contact: Kirsten Page, 717-783-1116 or 717-425-1059 (cell) SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor Copyright (C) 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved -0- KEYWORD: Pennsylvania