AGA, AGEM Announce Partnership to Combat Illegal Gambling In Texas
The American Gaming Association (AGA) and the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) announced a new partnership to highlight and combat the rapid spread of illegal gambling machine activity in Texas. With an estimated 100,000-150,000 “8-liner” and illegal slot machines now present in Texas, the state has become the most glaring example of widespread illegal gambling activity in the United States.
Casinos Outline Serious Concerns with IRS Proposal to Track Players, Lower Winnings Threshold
The American Gaming Association (AGA) filed comments this week as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) closed the public comment period on its proposal for reporting requirements on winnings from slot machine, bingo and keno play. AGA seeks to help IRS achieve goals of greater efficiency, less burdensome tax reporting process that better serves taxpayers.
Gaming Careers: Gateway to the Middle Class
New Report Reveals Totality of Gaming’s Impact
Gaming is a strong a economic engine, provides good jobs, pays for vital public services and boosts local communities. In the first-ever study to analyze data from three varied sectors of the industry — U.S. commercial casinos, tribal casinos and gaming equipment manufacturers — Oxford Economics presents the most comprehensive assessment undertaken of the U.S. gaming industry’s economic contribution. The study was released as part of the AGA's Get to Know Gaming campaign.