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    NEW POLL: Casino Employees to Flex Muscle on Election Day, Vote for Presidential Candidate Who Supports Gaming

    Washington, DC – A day before the Las Vegas Sands casino resort hosts presidential candidates for a nationally televised debate, 62% of Nevada casino gaming employees say politicians frequently succumb to casino stereotypes rather than learning about the modern day industry and the 1.7 million jobs it supports, according to a new survey released by the American Gaming Association (AGA) today. Nearly 40% of Nevada’s casino […]

    Casino Industry Unveils New Best Practices for Anti-Money Laundering Compliance

    Washington, DC – One year after issuing the first-ever comprehensive set of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Best Practices, the American Gaming Association (AGA) today released updates that include enhanced emphasis on instilling a strong culture of compliance; more robust assessment of money laundering risks; incorporation of key conclusions from the U.S. Treasury Department; and improved employee training on the […]

    Casinos Seek Presidential Candidates’ Views on Key Issues in First-Ever Questionnaire

    Washington, DC – Two weeks before a presidential debate in Las Vegas and ahead of the first votes being cast in Iowa early next year, the casino gaming industry issued a questionnaire to presidential candidates that will inform a voter guide compiled by the American Gaming Association (AGA) and distributed to nearly one million gaming employees across 40 states. […]

    American Gaming Association, Humane Society of the United States and National Sheriffs’ Association Team Up to Tackle Illegal Gambling

      Washington, DC – On the heels of a report showing strong ties between illegal gambling and organized crime, three diverse groups today stepped up efforts to call attention to the underground and corrupt illegal gambling market in the United States through a new public service announcement. The American Gaming Association (AGA), The Humane Society of the United States […]

    Sun Herald: Get to Know Gaming Gulf Coast

    August 3, 2016 By Mary Perez BILOXI It was casinos that led South Mississippi back from disaster when Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005 and the Gulf oil spill came ashore in 2010, said Geoff Freeman, president of theAmerican Gaming Association, who brought the AGA’s “Get to Know Gaming” tour to Biloxi on Wednesday. “I’m even more interested […]

    Las Vegas Review-Journal: Rubio wants online gaming ban but is fine with just poker

    By Howard Stutz October 26, 2015 Florida Senator and Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is co-sponsor of a Senate bill that would ban legalized online gambling. But his position may not be absolute. During a visit with the Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial board this month, Rubio hinted he could support language that would allow for […]

    Vegas, Inc: Gaming association, FBI ask the public to report illegal gambling

      The American Gaming Association is asking the public for help with one of its top priorities at the moment: fighting against illegal gambling. The Washington, D.C.-based casino industry lobbying group said Tuesday that it’s cooperating with the FBI in asking the public to use the Internet Crime Complaint Center to report illegal gambling activities. The complaint […]