Make Responsible Gaming a Year-Round Commitment
Use Responsible Gaming Education Week, Aug. 3-7, 2015, as a good reminder to reiterate foundational and evergreen responsible gaming education, programming and awareness with employees, patrons, policymakers and consumers. Please find new and existing collateral in English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese and Spanish available to order online.
Advisory Board of Top Law Enforcement Combat Illegal Gambling
AGA’s Illegal Gambling Advisory Board, which formed in June 2015, consists of experts who bring tremendous collective experience and span the federal, state and local law enforcement communities. The Board will advise industry efforts to develop actionable tools for law enforcement and to reduce the demand through public awareness; guide partnerships with law enforcement; and provide strategic insight on gaps within enforcement efforts.
Casinos Outline Serious Concerns with IRS Proposal
The American Gaming Association (AGA) filed comments with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 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.