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Associated Press – Madness: No wagering please, but go ahead and fill a bracket

March 13, 2017  By Eddie Pells  Here’s one thing millions of Americans can agree on: March Madness is fun, especially when there’s a little money on the line. So fun, in fact, that more people will fill out NCAA Tournament brackets this week than voted for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in last year’s presidential election. […]

American Gaming Association Adds Eight New Members, Continues to Unite the Industry

Washington, DC – The American Gaming Association (AGA) today announced that it has added eight new members – including three new board members – as the organization continues to grow and represent the totality of the casino gaming industry. The three new board members are AGS, Cherokee Nation Entertainment and Delaware North. Joining as general […]

G2KG: Pittsburgh, PA

Backwards proposals to tax the promotional credits, or free play, that serve as a vital marketing tool for casinos across the country are uniting our industry and offering an example of why the AGA’s Get to Know Gaming campaign is an important effort for the industry. Resources Press Release Recap newsletter Livestream video Highlight video Photos Press Coverage Summary […]

New York Times: N.F.L.’s Unsteady Stance on a Tricky Gambling Landscape

As the quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys, Tony Romo is a lightning rod for many things, starting with his team’s inability to make it to the Super Bowl, and the pop stars he has dated. The N.F.L. thrust him deeper into the spotlight this month when it reiterated its rules that prohibit players from taking part in […]

Expansion of gambling does not lead to more problem gamblers, study finds

BUFFALO, N.Y. – In the past decade, online gambling has exploded and several states, including New York, have approved measures to legalize various types of gambling. So, it’s only natural that the number of people with gambling problems has also increased, right? Wrong, say researchers at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA). […]