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American Gaming Association Adds Sports Betting Provisions to Responsible Gaming Code of Conduct

WASHINGTON – The American Gaming Association (AGA) kicked off the 21st annual Responsible Gaming Education Week by updating its Code of Conduct for Responsible Gaming to incorporate sports betting and add new provisions regarding responsible advertising. AGA’s Code of Conduct guides industry efforts to build a more cohesive dialogue on responsible gaming. The updated code expands […]

AGA Voices Concern with Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s Draft “Responsible Gaming Framework”

Washington — Launching a new effort to inform state-level gaming policy, American Gaming Association’s (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman submitted comments to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Friday regarding its proposed draft “Responsible Gaming Framework.”  AGA’s comments were critical of the Commission recommendations that ignored prevailing best practices.    “The Massachusetts Gaming Commission draft recommendations seem to […]

G2KG: Las Vegas, NV

Gaming industry stakeholders and local media packed a lecture hall at UNLV’s International Gaming Institute to hear remarks from: U.S. Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV); Dr. Bo Bernhard, executive director, International Gaming Institute, UNLV; Robin Bernhard, senior manager, marketing & education, BMM Testlabs; Jennifer Shatley, responsible gaming policies and compliance specialist, Caesars Entertainment; Connie Jones, director […]

American Gaming Association Hosts Responsible Gaming Education Week Event in Boston as Industry Expands in State

WASHINGTON – The American Gaming Association (AGA) commemorated Responsible Gaming Education Week in Boston with a panel discussion on the industry’s efforts to address problem gambling. The event highlighted AGA’s updated Code of Conduct, the Responsible Gaming Collaborative and the inroads Massachusetts has made prioritizing innovative and expansive responsible gaming initiatives. The panel included representatives […]

American Gaming Association Kicks Off Responsible Gaming Education Week with Event in Las Vegas

WASHINGTON – The American Gaming Association (AGA) released its updated Code of Conduct at a Responsible Gaming Education Week event in Las Vegas. The event featured a panel discussion on how the industry prioritizes responsible gaming and included representatives from UNLV’s International Gaming Institute, BMM Testlabs, Caesars Entertainment and the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers. […]

CDC Gaming Reports: Commentary – Continuing the Industry’s Commitment to Responsible Gaming

August 5, 2017  By Geoff Freeman  This week, to mark the 20th anniversary of Responsible Gaming Education Week (RGEW), the American Gaming Association (AGA) hosted two events to highlight the industry’s commitment to this important issue. From July 31-August 4, the collective casino gaming industry comes together to reiterate foundational and evergreen responsible gaming education, […]

Las Vegas Review-Journal – New program for responsible casino play gets look in Las Vegas

August 3, 2017  By Richard N. Velotta    The American Gaming Association on Thursday brought its new code of conduct for responsible casino play to the West Coast with a panel of industry representatives explaining how they want customers to have fun without falling into a compulsive gambling trap. The new four-page policy pledges to promote responsible […]

American Gaming Association Unites with Gaming Leaders to Underscore Industry-Wide Commitment to Responsible Gaming

Washington, DC – Leaders of the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM), the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) and the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) today joined the American Gaming Association (AGA) to highlight the gaming industry’s shared commitment to responsible gaming. Gaming operators and manufacturers across the United States will commemorate the industry’s responsible […]