Geoff Freeman Named Among 2014 Top Lobbyists
AGA President and CEO Geoff Freeman has been named one of The Hill’s Top Lobbyists 2014: Associations. The Hill praises Freeman’s aggressive approach to promoting the quarter-trillion-dollar gaming industry, including his work on terrorism risk insurance, immigration and patent reform.
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 25,000 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.