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AGA Voices Concern with Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s Draft “Responsible Gaming Framework”

Washington — Launching a new effort to inform state-level gaming policy, American Gaming Association’s (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman submitted comments to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Friday regarding its proposed draft “Responsible Gaming Framework.”  AGA’s comments were critical of the Commission recommendations that ignored prevailing best practices.    “The Massachusetts Gaming Commission draft recommendations seem to […]

Gaming Industry Encourages Employees, Customers to Learn to “Speak” Responsible Gaming

WASHINGTON – The American Gaming Association (AGA) and National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) are joining gaming companies nationwide for the 16th annual Responsible Gaming Education Week (RGEW), which takes place Aug. 5-9. This year’s theme, “How Do You Say Responsible Gaming?” promotes the message that no matter what language gaming employees and customers speak, it […]

Las Vegas Review-Journal – New program for responsible casino play gets look in Las Vegas

August 3, 2017  By Richard N. Velotta    The American Gaming Association on Thursday brought its new code of conduct for responsible casino play to the West Coast with a panel of industry representatives explaining how they want customers to have fun without falling into a compulsive gambling trap. The new four-page policy pledges to promote responsible […]

Associated Press – Casino industry in US has new rules for responsible gambling

August 3, 2017 By Regina Garcia Cano    The casino industry’s largest lobbying group in the U.S. on Thursday rolled out a new code of conduct with consumer protection measures that it says are meant to promote responsible gambling. The code of the American Gaming Association calls on casino operators to be more transparent with […]

FULL REMARKS: American Gaming Association’s Geoff Freeman Addresses Louisiana Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force

Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman today addressed the Louisiana Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force to highlight casino gaming’s strong commitment to the state and how regulatory and policy changes could help the industry thrive – and maximize its benefits for the state and local communities – […]

The American Gaming Association Rallies Casinos, Community Leaders and Elected Officials to Highlight Industry’s Contributions in Philadelphia

Philadelphia – The American Gaming Association (AGA) today convened a roundtable forum at SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia, bringing together gaming executives, Philadelphia-area business and community leaders, federal, state and local elected officials to discuss the significant contributions of gaming to the city. Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos are responsible for over $6 billion in economic activity and […]