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    AGA Statement on Legalized Sports Betting Oversight

    WASHINGTON – American Gaming Association (AGA) Senior Vice President, Public Affairs Sara Slane issued the following statement regarding Senator Orrin Hatch’s public comments on legalized sports betting. “Federal oversight of sports betting was an abject failure, succeeding only in enabling the growth of a massive illegal market. The Supreme Court decision removed this unconstitutional federal […]

    Sports Betting to Unlock Increased Fan Engagement from Younger, More Affluent Adults

    WASHINGTON – Sports betting adults are more affluent, younger, more diverse and better educated adults than the general population, according to an American Gaming Association (AGA) commissioned study from Nielsen Sports. The research identifies groundbreaking demographic and behavioral characteristics of self-identified bettors who the AGA believes will populate the future legal U.S. betting landscape. A […]

    American Gaming Association Hosts Responsible Gaming Education Week Event in Boston as Industry Expands in State

    WASHINGTON – The American Gaming Association (AGA) commemorated Responsible Gaming Education Week in Boston with a panel discussion on the industry’s efforts to address problem gambling. The event highlighted AGA’s updated Code of Conduct, the Responsible Gaming Collaborative and the inroads Massachusetts has made prioritizing innovative and expansive responsible gaming initiatives. The panel included representatives […]

    American Gaming Association Kicks Off Responsible Gaming Education Week with Event in Las Vegas

    WASHINGTON – The American Gaming Association (AGA) released its updated Code of Conduct at a Responsible Gaming Education Week event in Las Vegas. The event featured a panel discussion on how the industry prioritizes responsible gaming and included representatives from UNLV’s International Gaming Institute, BMM Testlabs, Caesars Entertainment and the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers. […]

    American Gaming Association Adds Sports Betting Provisions to Responsible Gaming Code of Conduct

    WASHINGTON – The American Gaming Association (AGA) kicked off the 21st annual Responsible Gaming Education Week by updating its Code of Conduct for Responsible Gaming to incorporate sports betting and add new provisions regarding responsible advertising. AGA’s Code of Conduct guides industry efforts to build a more cohesive dialogue on responsible gaming. The updated code expands […]

    American Gaming Association Names CEO Search Committee

    WASHINGTON – The executive committee of the American Gaming Association (AGA) is pleased to announce the formation of a seven-member search committee to select the next chief executive of the gaming industry. The new CEO will replace Geoff Freeman, who will be departing the AGA as of the end of July to become president and […]

    AGA Outlines Sports Betting Priorities in Letter to Congress

    Washington, D.C. – In a letter to federal lawmakers today, American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman reiterated the gaming industry’s top priorities in the evolving debate on how to create a successful legal sports betting market in the United States. Following last week’s momentous U.S. Supreme Court decision ending the federal sports […]

    AGA Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Murphy v NCAA

    Washington, D.C. – American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman issued the following statement after the announcement of the Supreme Court’s opinion on Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association. The Court’s ruling on the case today determined that the federal ban on sports betting as established by the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act […]

    AGA State Stakeholders Summit Highlights Industry Partnership with Policymakers on Legalized, Regulated Sports Betting

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The American Gaming Association (AGA) Tuesday held its first ever State Stakeholders Summit, convening industry experts and invested stakeholders to drive the evolving national debate on expanding legalized, regulated sports betting. Held at the Hall of States, the event focused on potential policy solutions for state and federal legislatures and regulatory bodies. Drawing […]

    Casino City Times – American Gaming Association Adds Six New Members

    March 16, 2018  (PRESS RELEASE) — The American Gaming Association (AGA) announced today that it has added six new companies as Board-level members, welcoming BMM Testlabs, Choctaw Casinos and Resorts, Golden Entertainment, GVC Holdings PLC, Paddy Power Betfair and The Stars Group to the AGA Board of Directors. “More than ever before, AGA’s diverse membership […]