AGA Welcomes Partnerships to Thwart Illegal Gambling
Following NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s New York Times op-ed on sports betting, the AGA vocalized its willingness to partner with the NBA and others to fight illegal and unlicensed gambling in the United States. Read more here.
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.
American Gaming Association Applauds Massachusetts Voters for Rejecting Casino Scare Tactics
The AGA worked to ensure voters had facts about the economic engine that is casino gaming and released the following statement after Massachusetts voted to welcome gaming to the Bay State. Read more here.
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.
AGA Launches Campaign to Promote Benefits of Casinos and Gaming
The American Gaming Association is launching an aggressive campaign aimed at promoting gaming’s positive benefits for the growing number of communities hosting casinos. The AGA’s “Get to Know Gaming” campaign will tell the story of gaming’s impact on communities across the country through cutting-edge communication techniques informing policymakers, opinion leaders and other key influencers.