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    Casinos Applaud Ohio for New Effort to Crack Down on Illegal Gambling

    NEW VIDEO: AGA goes inside illegal sweepstakes cafes in Ohio and Texas Illegal gambling contributes no tax revenue, preys on consumers and deprives state and local governments of much-needed revenue Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) Vice President of Government Relations Whit Askew released the following statement after the Ohio Casino Control Commission announced […]

    Nielsen: Case Study: March Madness Scores Big With Bracket Players

    Every spring, March Madness sweeps the nation, and in offices and bars around the country people start working on their brackets hoping to predict the winner of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. More people than ever are now picking brackets – including even the President. According to the American Gaming Association (AGA), 40 million people filled […]

    Las Vegas Review-Journal: Politics of gaming to highlight Global Gaming Expo

    By Richard N. Velotta When the doors open to the world’s largest gaming convention in September in Las Vegas, it should come as no surprise that politics will be high on people’s minds. The three-day Global Gaming Expo, known in the industry as G2E, begins at the Sands Expo and Convention Center on Sept. 27, about three weeks […]

    Legal Sports Report: Big U.S. Sports Betting Busts In 2016 Serve As Backdrop For Legalization Effort

    By Will Green Organizers of an American Gaming Association conference on June 30 advocated for the legalization and regulation of sports betting in the United States, for which the association said it will formally lobby Congress as early as the beginning of 2017. The rationale for such a legal framework, which everyone from the U.S. Conference of Mayors to NBA commissioner Adam Silver has called for, […]

    ESPN: Two resolutions urge Congress to lift federal ban on sports betting

    By David Purdum  Pennsylvania and the United States Conference of Mayors each adopted resolutions this week in support of taking a new look at how the country approaches the massive underground sports-betting market. On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed House Resolution 619 that urges Congress to lift the federal ban on sports betting. […]

    Global Gaming Business Magazine: United We Stand

    By Geoff Freeman  The American Gaming Association has never been stronger or more inclusive than it is today. Continuing to represent the totality of the casino gaming industry, AGA recently announced the addition of eight new members, marking an increase in membership by more than 50 percent in the last year. Three of the eight […]