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    AGA Applauds Senator Reid for Tireless Support of Gaming, Dedication to Nevada

    Washington, DC – American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement after Senator Harry Reid announced his retirement: “Senator Reid has been a tireless supporter of gaming who solidified Nevada and the industry’s significance across the country. From his earliest days as chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission to his years in the […]

    American Gaming Association Continues to Unite Casino Industry

    Washington, DC – On the heels of a significant shift in its membership and governance structure, the American Gaming Association (AGA) today welcomed five new board members: The Cordish Company, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Global Cash Access, Novomatic and Vantiv Gaming Solutions. The AGA also added six general members: Casino City Press, Fantini Research, FPL […]

    Potential IRS Proposal Could Cost States Millions of Dollars in Gaming Revenues

    Washington, DC – The American Gaming Association (AGA) is expressing serious concerns with a potential Internal Revenue Service (IRS) proposal that could aim to reduce the tax reporting thresholds for casino visitors from $1,200 to $600 for gaming winnings. The IRS issued proposed regulations and an official Notice updating the tax information reporting rules for players’ slot winnings (as […]

    Bush Visit to Las Vegas Offers Prime Opportunity to Highlight Positive Impact of Gaming

    Las Vegas – As the casino gaming industry continues to provide a path to the middle class for workers in Nevada and across 40 states, likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush visits Las Vegas today to hold a public discussion on restoring the promise of America. The American Gaming Association (AGA), which is educating candidates about the industry and gaming employees […]

    As CPAC Begins at National Harbor, Construction of MGM Casino Will Be Front and Center for Likely 2016 Candidates

    Washington, DC – Conservatives descending on National Harbor this week for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) will see firsthand the gaming industry creating well-paying jobs. The new MGM Resorts International casino, which workers are building just steps from the site of the Conference, is a $1.2 billion investment that will create 4,000 jobs. For likely […]

    Gaming Industry Welcomes Senator Marco Rubio to Las Vegas

    Las Vegas – The casino gaming industry is welcoming Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) to Las Vegas this morning as he continues his book tour in advance of a potential 2016 presidential bid. As part of its just-launched “Gaming Votes” initiative, the American Gaming Association (AGA) is working to ensure Senator Rubio and other likely presidential candidates recognize […]

    Casinos betting on new lobbying effort

    The casino industry has jumped into presidential politics. The American Gaming Association has initiated a lobbying effort it calls Gaming Votes that will include events in key swing states such as Ohio. The goal is to educate the industry’s 1.7 million employees about who is running and where they stand on gaming-related issues. And inform […]

    The Faces of Gaming Monthly Video Contest Rules

    OFFICIAL RULES No purchase necessary to enter or win. Must be 18 years of age or older to enter. Rules are subject to change without notice. The Faces of Gaming Monthly Video Contest (“Contest”) offered by the American Gaming Association (“Sponsor”) is designed to promote the positive effect of gaming on the careers and lives of people whose […]