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    AG Maura Healey and the American Gaming Association Agree: Treat Casinos Like Any Other Business

    Press Release
    July 30, 2015

    Washington, DC – In a conversation with Commonwealth Magazine published this week, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said, “casino operators should be held to the same rules as everybody else.” The American Gaming Association (AGA) agrees; casinos should be treated like any other business. A majority of voters also concur.

    “Casinos serve as strong community partners in 40 states across the country,” said Sara Rayme, senior vice president of public affairs. “We look forward to building on the contributions we’re already making to Massachusetts and winning over critics, just like we have in other states.”

    INFOGRAPHICHow the rules for casinos and other businesses in Massachusetts compare.

    About AGA: The American Gaming Association is the premier national trade group representing the $240 billion U.S. casino industry, which supports 1.7 million jobs in 40 states.  AGA members include commercial and tribal casino operators, suppliers and other entities affiliated with the gaming industry.  It is the mission of the AGA to be the single most effective champion of the industry, relentlessly protecting against harmful and often misinformed public policies, and paving a path for growth, innovation and reinvestment. 


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