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    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 […]

    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 […]

    USA Today – Americans Are Going To Bet an Absurd Amount of Money on March Madness

    March 15, 2016 By Luke Kerr-Dineen The hypocrisy on this subject never ceases to amaze me: Lawmakers run around pretending that betting on sports is illegal (which it technically is) and condemning daily fantasy sports for actually trying to operate within the rules, yet all that accomplishes is pushing billions and billions of gambling money underground. As someone who spent the […]

    March Madness Betting to Total $9.2 Billion This Year

    Washington, DC – With the NCAA men’s basketball tournament about to tip off, the American Gaming Association (AGA) is estimating that Americans will wager $9.2 billion on March Madness this year. The number marks an increase from 2015, when fans and casual observers alike bet $9 billion, through office pools, Nevada sports books, illicit offshore sites and […]

    Gaming Industry Shines Light on National Consumer Protection Week

    Washington, DC – As part of National Consumer Protection Week, March 6-12, the American Gaming Association (AGA) today underscored its commitment to exposing illegal gambling operations that target and prey upon vulnerable consumers in the United States. “As part of National Consumer Protection Week, we are calling for stronger efforts nationwide to root out illegal […]