• Showing 1111-1120 of 1192
    Gaming lobbyist group expands in membership, influence

    Inside the American Gaming Association’s new headquarters in Washington are a few slot machines to entertain policymakers and other visitors. The free-play games also serve as instructional tools to teach gambling novices about the inner-workings of the casino industry. A large poker table is on order. No word yet on house rules. The offices also […]

    In the News: Vital Terrorism Risk Insurance Signed into Law, Protects Major Tourist Destinations Across the US

    Washington, DC – As the American Gaming Association successfully pushed for reauthorization of a vital program that provides terrorism risk insurance to gaming companies, reporters have been highlighting the importance of the program for protecting the Las Vegas Strip and the state’s number-one industry. Outside of Nevada, however, the program is key for protecting the investments of […]

    UNLV praised for creating master’s degree program in gambling law

    The American Gaming Association on Tuesday praised UNLV for creating a master’s degree program in gambling law and regulation. “We congratulate UNLV for recognizing the challenges of our complex industry and providing students an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the myriad regulations we face, ” Sara Rayme, senior vice president of public affairs […]

    Terrorism Risk Insurance Reauthorization Passes Congress, Will Provide Much-Needed Certainty to Gaming Industry

    Washington, DC – American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement after the new Congress swiftly reauthorized the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), which expired last week, now sending it to the President’s desk:   “We’re pleased that Congress has heard our message on the importance of reauthorizing TRIA on a multi-year basis, […]

    American Gaming Association Urges New Congress to Act Now on Terrorism Risk Insurance

    Washington, DC –American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement urging the new Congress to immediately act to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), which expired last week: “Congress must act immediately to reauthorize a vital tool that ensures economic continuity in the event of a terror attack. The AGA, along with a […]

    American Gaming Association Congratulates UNLV on Creating New Program to Study Gaming Law and Regulation

    Washington, DC –American Gaming Association Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Sara Rayme released the following statement after the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, announcedit will begin offering a master’s degree in gaming law and regulation through its law school: “We congratulate UNLV for recognizing the challenges of our complex industry and providing students an opportunity to gain […]

    American Gaming Association Announces Cutting-Edge Policy Resource

    Washington, DC –As part of its ongoing “Get to Know Gaming” campaign, the American Gaming Association (AGA) today released a first-of-its-kind resource to allow stakeholders, policymakers, regulators and gaming journalists to easily compare commercial gaming regulations for each state. The online database, called “By the Book,” is accessible through an interactive, easy-to-use map on GamingBytheBook.org. It aggregates and explains […]

    Study shows (big surprise) gaming is No. 1 in Nevada

    Here’s one area where Nevada ranks first in the nation — and it’s a good thing. When looking at the cumulative financial benefits of the nation’s gaming industry, the Silver State is No. 1 in economic impact, No. 1 in jobs supported and No. 1 tax revenue to state and local governments. Yeah, big surprise […]