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American Gaming Association Announces Its Most Diverse Class of Gaming Hall of Fame Inductees

Washington, DC – The American Gaming Association (AGA) today announced its most diverse class of inductees into its Gaming Hall of Fame with the selection of the late gaming law expert Bob Faiss; former Las Vegas mayor and current Caesars executive Jan Jones Blackhurst; Nevada gaming control board pioneer Patricia Becker; and the second-ever tribal gaming leader […]

American Gaming Association Applauds Delaware Lawmakers for Acting to Protect Casino Jobs

Washington, DC – American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement after the Delaware Senate passed legislation that will protect casino jobs in the state:   “We applaud Delaware lawmakers for acting to protect the livelihoods of thousands of casino workers by passing legislation that partially relieves the heavy regulatory burden casinos shoulder. […]

American Gaming Association Applauds Senate Passage of Terrorism Risk Insurance Program

Washington, DC – American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement after the Senate today passed reauthorization of the bipartisan Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA): “We applaud the Senate for its strong bipartisan vote today to reauthorize TRIA, a public-private partnership that has been successful for more than a decade. The program ensures that […]

American Gaming Association: Atlantic City Situation Sends Message to Other Gaming Communities

Washington, DC – American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement on the evolving gaming landscape in Atlantic City, New Jersey: “Over the past several decades, casinos have proven to be powerful economic engines in communities from coast to coast. Because of our many contributions, Americans today view gaming more favorably than ever before. […]

Voters View Casino Gaming More Favorably Than Ever Before

Voters view casino gaming more favorably than ever before, as majority believes casinos create jobs, strengthen communities and support local businesses. The American Gaming Association released the results of an annual survey that assesses the perception of the gaming industry and reveals the profile of casino patrons. The research comes from a national telephone survey […]

American Gaming Association Commends New York, Delaware Legislators for Acting to Strengthen Partnerships with Gaming

Washington, DC – In the past week, legislators in Delaware and New York have acted to help ensure gaming facilities in each state can maintain competitiveness, support jobs and stay economically healthy. In New York last Friday, legislation to allow racinos to operate during hours that meet market demand and offer proven marketing programs was passed by the legislature […]

American Gaming Association Commends New York, Delaware Legislators for Acting to Strengthen Partnerships with Gaming

Washington, DC – In the past week, legislators in Delaware and New York have acted to help ensure gaming facilities in each state can maintain competitiveness, support jobs and stay economically healthy. In New York last Friday, legislation to allow racinos to operate during hours that meet market demand and offer proven marketing programs was passed by the legislature […]

American Gaming Association Applauds Delaware Lawmakers for Acting to Protect Casino Jobs

Washington, DC – American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement after the Delaware Senate passed legislation that will protect casino jobs in the state:   “We applaud Delaware lawmakers for acting to protect the livelihoods of thousands of casino workers by passing legislation that partially relieves the heavy regulatory burden casinos shoulder. […]

American Gaming Association Statement on Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Ruling

Washington, DC – American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement after the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled on the casino repeal question: “While it’s up to Massachusetts to decide whether or not to welcome the thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in revenues gaming will bring to the Commonwealth, the AGA will ensure […]