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Secure, Convenient Sports Betting Options Crucial to Eliminating Illegal Market

Today, as part of its first-ever Sports Betting Executive Summit, the American Gaming Association (AGA) unveiled new research on current and future sports betting behavior. The findings reveal a strong consumer movement toward legal sports betting, a need for more awareness of legal markets, and consumers’ desire for secure, convenient options for wagering. Highlights from […]

Wagers in New Legal Sports Betting Markets Exceed Nevada for the First Time

This January, for the first time ever, wagers in new legal sports betting markets exceeded the amount of wagers placed in Nevada. Increased access to legal, regulated sports betting resulted in 50.2 percent of all legal wagers – $503.1 million – being placed in the states that have legalized sports betting since the Supreme Court […]

AGA Opposes Federal Government Overreach on Sports Betting

Today, the American Gaming Association (AGA) released the following statement in response to the “Sports Wagering Market Integrity Act of 2018,” introduced by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT). “This bill is the epitome of a solution in search of a problem, representing an unprecedented and inappropriate expansion of federal […]