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Key Gaming Resource Receives Major Boost With Addition of Tribal Gaming Data

Washington, DC – An important tool used by regulators, media and gaming industry professionals to better understand the complex gaming regulatory landscape has received a major update with the addition of Tribal gaming policies and regulations that cover 28 states. The American Gaming Association’s (AGA) By the Book, a first-of-its kind resource that allows stakeholders to easily compare […]

Key Gaming Resource Receives Major Boost with Addition of Tribal Gaming Data

Washington, DC – An important tool used by regulators, media and gaming industry professionals to better understand the complex gaming regulatory landscape has received a major update with the addition of Tribal gaming policies and regulations that cover 28 states. The American Gaming Association’s (AGA) By the Book, a first-of-its kind resource that allows stakeholders to easily compare […]

Las Vegas Review-Journal: Rubio wants online gaming ban but is fine with just poker

By Howard Stutz October 26, 2015 Florida Senator and Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is co-sponsor of a Senate bill that would ban legalized online gambling. But his position may not be absolute. During a visit with the Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial board this month, Rubio hinted he could support language that would allow for […]

Casino Gaming Industry Response to Nevada Gaming Control Board Decision on Daily Fantasy Sports

Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement after the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) issued a notice to Nevada gaming licensees about the legality of daily fantasy sports: “The casino gaming industry has repeatedly called for greater legal clarity on daily fantasy sports. We appreciate that the Nevada […]

ESPN: DFS legality a huge issue at G2E

Sports betting and daily fantasy sports dominated the conversation Tuesday at a gaming conference here, but nothing was resolved in the debate about whether DFS is gambling. Still, it was great to see sports betting have such a big part at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E), which is held at the Sands Expo & Convention […]

American Gaming Association Hires Senate Veteran to Lead Democratic Advocacy Efforts

Washington, DC  – The American Gaming Association (AGA) today announced the hiring of Eloy Martinez as senior director of government relations. In this role, Martinez will work to advance AGA’s public policy, political and advocacy agendas. He will also work closely with congressional coalitions and caucuses on matters related to diversity and community and social responsibility. Martinez’s […]

Casinos Urge Congress to Act on Cybersecurity

Washington, DC – The nation’s casino industry is pushing Congress to enact cybersecurity legislation that would protect gaming facilities from cyber attacks and encourage information-sharing between the government and the business community. In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Democratic Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), the American Gaming Association (AGA), as part of a broader business […]

Nevada’s Elected Officials to Play Key Role in Presidential Campaign Ahead of Debates, Caucuses

Washington, DC – Nevada elected officials who endorse candidates and actively support their campaigns should ensure presidential hopefuls recognize casino gaming as a powerful economic engine and job creator.   In a letter to Nevada’s congressional delegation, constitutional officers, state legislators and others likely to endorse, American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman and Nevada Resorts Association […]