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    American Gaming Association Launches Snapchat Ahead of Major Gaming Events

    Washington, DC – Ahead of the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) September 27-29 and two Get to Know Gaming events in August, the American Gaming Association (AGA) is launching Snapchat to provide a behind-the-scenes look at key gaming events. During G2E, the social media tool will feature exclusive content that highlights AGA members, from the show […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    Bloomberg: DraftKings, FanDuel Are Uber to Casinos Eyeing Sports Bets

    At the casino industry’s biggest trade show this week in Las Vegas, the hottest topic is a growing business that’s left major players like MGM Resorts International out of the action: fantasy sports. The two leaders, DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc., raised a total of $575 million in July from investors including KKR & Co., 21st […]

    ESPN: DFS legality a huge issue at G2E

    Sports betting and daily fantasy sports dominated the conversation Tuesday at a gaming conference here, but nothing was resolved in the debate about whether DFS is gambling. Still, it was great to see sports betting have such a big part at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E), which is held at the Sands Expo & Convention […]

    New Report Shows Strong Ties Between Illegal Gambling and Organized Crime

    Las Vegas, Nevada – A new report out today by Virginia Commonwealth University’s Dr. Jay S. Albanese details the strong ties between illegal gambling operations and organized crime organizations in the U.S. The prevalence of illegal gambling has been so significant that, in 2014 alone, 80 operators in 23 states were convicted of running illegal gambling businesses. […]

    14th Annual Gaming Trade Show to Unite Greatest Collection of Industry Leaders this September

    Las Vegas – The American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions today announced that the gaming industry’s 14th annual trade show in Las Vegas will unite the greatest collection of industry leaders in the show’s history this fall, including: Sheldon Adelson, Thomas Graf, Patti Hart, Jim Murren, Jamie Odell and Steve Wynn. The annual event—known as Global Gaming Expo (G2E)—takes places September 30 to […]