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.
G2E: Largest Gathering of Gaming Professionals in North America
Sponsored by the American Gaming Association and produced by Reed Exhibitions, the 14th annual Global Gaming Expo — the largest gathering of gaming industry professionals in North America — is expected to attract 27,000 attendees. That’s four percent more than the number attending the show in 2013.
USA Today Op-Ed: 'Basic economics apply to casinos'
Our message to critics and policymakers is that gaming should be considered one piece of a multifaceted economic development strategy. As gaming grows, the communities where we operate gain jobs, tax revenue and other economic benefits.
View USA Today Op-Ed.
AGA to Cosponsor Leading Gaming Law Conference
AGA is cosponsoring the Gaming Law Conference to be held Friday, November 7 at Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa. Discussion topics include, but are limited to: problem gambling and the law, social media ethics and gaming legislation and regulation.
To register, please visit the conference website.
While Washington Talks About Jobs, Gaming is Creating Them
While Washington is talking about jobs, the gaming industry is creating them. News outlets across the country have reported on the hundreds of thousands of American jobs that the gaming industry supports.
See more In the News coverage from the AGA’s Newsroom.