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    AGA: It’s Washington’s Responsibility to Fix Failed Sports Betting Law

    Washington, DC — AGA President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement following the Third Circuit Court’s ruling today that New Jersey’s efforts to offer sports betting violate the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992: “Washington has a responsibility to fix a failed law that it created nearly 25 years ago. A […]

    Sun Herald – AGA Tour: Coast casinos have great history but can’t rest now

    By Mary Perez  BILOXI – Casino revenue has leveled off in Mississippi and other states but sports betting could be that new amenity consumers want, which will keep tax money rolling in, said Geoff Freeman, president of the American Gaming Association . He brought the AGA’s “Get to Know Gaming” tour to IP Casino Resort Biloxi […]

    Casinos Applaud Ohio for New Effort to Crack Down on Illegal Gambling

    NEW VIDEO: AGA goes inside illegal sweepstakes cafes in Ohio and Texas Illegal gambling contributes no tax revenue, preys on consumers and deprives state and local governments of much-needed revenue Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) Vice President of Government Relations Whit Askew released the following statement after the Ohio Casino Control Commission announced […]

    Nielsen: Case Study: March Madness Scores Big With Bracket Players

    Every spring, March Madness sweeps the nation, and in offices and bars around the country people start working on their brackets hoping to predict the winner of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. More people than ever are now picking brackets – including even the President. According to the American Gaming Association (AGA), 40 million people filled […]

    Legal Sports Report: Big U.S. Sports Betting Busts In 2016 Serve As Backdrop For Legalization Effort

    By Will Green Organizers of an American Gaming Association conference on June 30 advocated for the legalization and regulation of sports betting in the United States, for which the association said it will formally lobby Congress as early as the beginning of 2017. The rationale for such a legal framework, which everyone from the U.S. Conference of Mayors to NBA commissioner Adam Silver has called for, […]