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    New Report: U.S. Gaming Industry Setting High Standard for Anti-Money Laundering Compliance

    Washington, DC – Ahead of a major international evaluation of the United States’ system for preventing criminal abuse of the financial system, the American Gaming Association (AGA) today released the most comprehensive examination ever conducted of the U.S. casino gaming industry’s compliance with anti-money laundering (AML) compliance. “Investing in America’s Financial Security: Casinos’ Commitment to Anti-Money […]

    Gaming Companies Agree with Tennis Authorities: Legal, Regulated Sports Betting Strengthens Integrity

    Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman today released the following statement in agreement with Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Executive Chairman and President Chris Kermode, who sought to distinguish legal, regulated sports betting from the corruption that it helps to prevent: “Gaming companies provide a mainstream, legal form of entertainment and should […]

    American Gaming Association Hires Meetings and Conventions Expert

    Washington, DC – Andrew Ortale, experienced tradeshow, meetings and conventions executive, joins the American Gaming Association (AGA) today as vice president of industry services. Ortale will oversee the evolution of AGA’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E) portfolio of events and develop new programs for the $240 billion U.S. casino gaming industry. “Andrew’s addition to the AGA team […]

    ESPN – Penn Lawmaker’s Resolution Calls on Congress to Lift Ban on Sports Betting

    By David Purdum Jan. 12, 2016 Pennsylvania is joining the push to legalize sports betting in the United States. Rep. Rob Matzie has introduced a resolution urging Congress to lift the federal ban on sports betting and allow states that have legalized casino gaming to offer sports betting through the licensed facilities. “In order to protect the […]

    Key Gaming Resource Receives Major Boost With Addition of Tribal Gaming Data

    Washington, DC – An important tool used by regulators, media and gaming industry professionals to better understand the complex gaming regulatory landscape has received a major update with the addition of Tribal gaming policies and regulations that cover 28 states. The American Gaming Association’s (AGA) By the Book, a first-of-its kind resource that allows stakeholders to easily compare […]

    Key Gaming Resource Receives Major Boost with Addition of Tribal Gaming Data

    Washington, DC – An important tool used by regulators, media and gaming industry professionals to better understand the complex gaming regulatory landscape has received a major update with the addition of Tribal gaming policies and regulations that cover 28 states. The American Gaming Association’s (AGA) By the Book, a first-of-its kind resource that allows stakeholders to easily compare […]

    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. […]