Geoff Freeman Named One of Top Lobbyists in 2016

AGA’s CEO continues to lead push to overturn sports betting ban

Press Release | 11.02.2016

Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman today was named one of the top association lobbyists of 2016 by Washington, D.C. newspaper The Hill:

Geoff Freeman, American Gaming Association

The top card for the casino lobby, Freeman is leading the charge against the federal ban on sports betting.

The AGA has been proactively building a coalition of key stakeholders in support of overturning the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA), the federal sports betting ban that only allows full sports betting in Nevada. Last week marked the 24th anniversary of the failed federal law that is driving a $150 billion illegal sports betting market.

For The Hill’s full list of top association lobbyists, please click here.

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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