Washington, DC – As Republican presidential candidates descend upon Cleveland this week, they could be forgiven for not realizing that the casino gaming industry has blossomed into a $2.2 billion industry that supports nearly 14,000 jobs and generates nearly $700 million in tax revenues in Ohio. After all, since Republican candidates last debated ahead of the […]
Las Vegas – The American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions today announced that the gaming industry’s 14th annual trade show in Las Vegas will unite the greatest collection of industry leaders in the show’s history this fall, including: Sheldon Adelson, Thomas Graf, Patti Hart, Jim Murren, Jamie Odell and Steve Wynn. The annual event—known as Global Gaming Expo (G2E)—takes places September 30 to […]
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 […]
The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) bans betting on sporting events except in a handful of states. Nonetheless, researchers estimate that Americans illegally wager billions on mega-events like the Superbowl and NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Tournament. The AGA Sports Betting Task Force engages in information sharing, research and discussions to help identify […]
The AGA Public Policy Committee creates a forum for core members to raise concerns, discuss issues and develop consensus on legislative and regulatory policy issues as they relate to the gaming industry, particularly at the federal level. Through meetings and other communications throughout the year, members provide advice and direction to the AGA on long-term […]
The annual AGA Bank Secrecy Act Conference addresses emerging challenges, best practices for working with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and regulators and strategies for strengthening the gaming industry’s culture of compliance.
The AGA CEO Roundtable provides an exclusive opportunity for the industry’s most senior leaders to coalesce in a closed-door forum to debate and consider current and future issues that shape the AGA and industry agenda. Members meet annually at a location outside of Las Vegas to develop strategies that will help shape the industry, discuss […]
Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia) is the premier international gaming exhibition and conference dedicated to the Asian gaming market. Organized by the American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions, G2E Asia made its debut in June 2007, defining itself as the leading event for the gaming entertainment industry in Asia.
The AGA Industry Initiatives Committee creates a forum to discuss and provide guidance to the AGA in setting priorities for and the content of industry programs and services. Through meetings and other communications throughout the year, members identify opportunities for new educational campaigns and events.
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is the international gaming trade show and conference “by the industry and for the industry.” Organized by the AGA and Reed Exhibitions, G2E is the place to conduct business, connect with peers and learn cutting-edge ways to become a better gaming professional. It offers a 360-degree view of the industry, from slots and […]