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    Former Law Enforcement Leaders: Time to Repeal Federal Government Sports Betting Ban

    Washington, DC – Leading voices in law enforcement today issued five recommendations for addressing the $150 billion illegal sports betting market that funds dangerous criminal enterprises and threatens the integrity of sports. Among the recommendations from the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Illegal Gambling Advisory Board is a call for Congress to repeal the federal ban […]

    USA Today – Gambling advisory group: End federal ban on sports betting

    By Josh Peter  A gambling advisory board chaired by a former FBI deputy director recommended on Wednesday ending the federal ban against sports betting. States should have the right to decide whether to offer sports betting, recommended a board comprised of former top law enforcement officers. Sports gambling outside of Las Vegas currently is prohibited […]

    American Gaming Association Adds Nine New Members, Further Uniting Gaming Industry

    Washington, D.C. – The American Gaming Association (AGA) today announced that it has added nine new members – including three new board members – as the organization continues to grow and represent every sector of the casino gaming industry. The three new board members are Foxwoods Resort Casino, Wind Creek Hospitality and The Chickasaw Nation. Joining […]

    New Report: NFL TV Partners, Advertisers Primed to Prosper from Legalized Sports Betting

    Washington, DC – A federal government ban on sports betting is depriving NFL TV partners and advertisers of significantly greater revenue through higher ratings and uniquely engaged viewers, according to a new Nielsen Sports study released today by the American Gaming Association (AGA). The research, which surveyed U.S. adults who participated in various forms of […]

    Yahoo – Study reveals why TV networks should support sports betting

    September 15, 2016  By Daniel Roberts  Just in time for the new NFL season, the American Gaming Association is promoting a study it commissioned from Nielsen to make the case that big American cable networks ought to jump on board with the effort to legalize sports gambling in America. For the study, first shared exclusively […]

    Yahoo – Study reveals why TV networks should support sports betting

    September 15, 2016  By Daniel Roberts  Just in time for the new NFL season, the American Gaming Association is promoting a study it commissioned from Nielsen to make the case that big American cable networks ought to jump on board with the effort to legalize sports gambling in America. For the study, first shared exclusively […]

    Casinos Call on Congress to Fund Efforts to Fight Zika

    Washington, DC – Casinos are calling on Congress to pass legislation to fight the Zika virus that threatens economic activity and jobs tied to the gaming and broader travel industries. In a letter to every member of Congress, the American Gaming Association and more than 100 organizations implored legislators to provide necessary funding to address […]

    Football Bets to Top $90 Billion for Second Straight Season

    Washington, DC – Ahead of the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers kicking off the 2016 NFL season tomorrow, the American Gaming Association (AGA) is estimating that fans across the country will bet $90 billion on NFL and college football games this season. However, $88 billion – or 98 percent – of all bets will be made […]