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Experts Gather on Capitol Hill to Protect the Integrity of Sports

Washington, D.C. – As the United States nears 25 years with a federal law that has driven trillions of dollars in sports betting to the black market, experts from around the globe gathered at a standing-room-only event on Capitol Hill today to discuss the threat unregulated gambling poses to the integrity of professional and amateur sports. The […]

Rivers Casinos, AGA Tout Benefits of Gaming in Wake of Governor’s Proposal

Pittsburgh, PA – In the wake of an unprecedented proposal by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to tax casino promotional credits – the equivalent of grocery store coupons – the American Gaming Association (AGA) and Rivers Casino today touted the unmatched economic and other benefits of casino gaming on the Pittsburgh community, Allegheny County and across the […]

AGA 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. WATCH THE VIDEO: Roundtable discussion Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos are responsible for over $6 billion in […]

Iowa Marks 25 Years of Casino Gaming as Valued Community Partner

Washington, DC – The American Gaming Association (AGA) and the Iowa Gaming Association (IGA) today are recognizing the 25th anniversary of Iowa’s casino gaming industry – a $1 billion economic engine that supports 9,500 good jobs and has become a bedrock industry in the state. Iowa became one of the first states outside of Nevada and New […]

Iowa Marks 25 Years of Casino Gaming as Valued Community Partner

Washington, DC – The American Gaming Association (AGA) and the Iowa Gaming Association (IGA) today are recognizing the 25th anniversary of Iowa’s casino gaming industry – a $1 billion economic engine that supports 9,500 good jobs and has become a bedrock industry in the state. Iowa became one of the first states outside of Nevada and New […]

March Madness Brackets Boost Tournament Viewership by 21%

Washington, DC – Americans who visit bracket sites spend 86 more minutes (21%) watching the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament than those who do not, according to new commissioned Nielsen research released today by the American Gaming Association (AGA). Engagement with bracket sites drives viewership most heavily in the early rounds of the tournament – before brackets start busting […]

North Jersey Casino Debate Should Be Based on Facts, Not Tired Claims

Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement today after Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian made absurd claims about what gaming would bring to Northern New Jersey: “Whether or not Northern New Jersey should have casinos is worthy of a healthy debate. But that debate should be based in fact, not […]