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    Bloomberg – States, Gaming Industry Planning for Regulated Sports Betting

    By David McAfee December 13, 2017  The gaming industry and some state legislators are preparing for a scenario where sports betting is legal and regulated within the states while the U.S. Supreme Court mulls New Jersey’s challenge to the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992. The high court heard oral arguments Dec. […]

    American Gaming Association Statement On Supreme Court Oral Arguments On Christie v NCAA

    Washington, D.C. – American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman issued the following statement following the Supreme Court’s oral arguments, held Monday morning, on Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association. The Court’s ruling on the case will determine the constitutionality of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA), which prohibits […]

    ESPN – Supreme Court hears arguments in New Jersey’s case to legalize sports betting

    By David Purdum  December 4, 2017  WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday morning in a seminal case that will decide the immediate future of American sports betting. The case, matching New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie versus the NCAA, NFL and other major professional leagues, is centered on the Professional […]

    USA Today – Why Ban on Sports Betting is Close to Being Overturned

    By Josh Peter November 28, 2017  WASHINGTON — The politician who has pushed as hard as any other to legalize sports gambling in the USA offered up some inside information. “I don’t bet,’’ U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) told USA TODAY Sports. “People think I’m a gambler because all of this, but I’m not.” Pallone, however, […]

    Gambling Insider – American Gaming Association elects new chairman

    November 10, 2017  By Robert Simmons  The American Gaming Association (AGA) has announced the election of Tim Wilmott to the post of chairman for a period of two years, replacing Jim Murren in the role.  Wilmott, currently the CEO of Penn National Gaming Inc has been actively involved in the AGA since 2015, serving as […]

    American Gaming Association Board of Directors Elects New Chairman

    Washington, DC – The American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Board of Directors today announced it has elected Tim Wilmott, CEO of Penn National Gaming, Inc., as the casino industry group’s next Chairman. Wilmott will serve a two-year term beginning in January, 2018. He succeeds outgoing AGA Chairman, Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts, who has led […]

    Huffington Post – Beyond The Neon: American Gaming Association Highlights Industry Commitment To Diversity At National Minority Supplier Development Council

    November 7, 2017  By Pravina Narayan  When it comes to the casino entertainment industry, most people think of cities like Las Vegas for the vast array of gaming and hospitality options available amid bright lights. However, somewhat overlooked is the role and impact of the casino industry on small businesses, including women and minority firms. […]

    The Hill – Top Lobbyist 2017: Associations

    November 1, 2017  Dana Atkins, Military Officers Association of America A retired Air Force lieutenant general and command pilot, Atkins took charge of the association in 2016, stepping into the fight to protect the pay and benefits of U.S. troops.   Mitch Bainwol, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers  Bainwol was a key player behind legislation that would […]