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Legal Sports Report – Global Gaming Expo 2016 To Focus On Sports Betting Legalization

September 2, 2016 By Will Green  One of the gaming industry’s largest and most established conferences will place a particular focus on sports betting later this month. That comes just weeks before its organizing body plans to spearhead the development of alobbying coalition that will advocate for federal sports betting legislation. Global Gaming Expo 2016, which runs from Sept. 26-29 at […]

St. Louis Business Journal – Commentary: Generating More Revenue at the Casino

September 1, 2016 By Geoff Freeman  Casinos in Missouri are driving big results — such as generating $8 billion in tax and admission revenue over more than two decades — while building strong ties with small businesses and community leaders. For these and many others reasons, the American Gaming Association (AGA) visited St. Louis in August to […]

American Gaming Association Partners with National District Attorneys Association to Address Illegal Gambling

Washington, DC – The American Gaming Association (AGA) and National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) today announced a partnership to expose illegal gambling that will include training for law enforcement officials at Global Gaming Expo (G2E), the world’s largest gaming trade show that takes place September 27-29 in Las Vegas. The first-ever comprehensive training is part […]

G2KG: St. Louis, MO

With Missouri playing an important role in the 2016 presidential election, the state’s casinos today delivered a clear message to Republicans and Democrats alike: look no further than the gaming industry for examples of consistent job creation and robust economic development. The American Gaming Association (AGA) today convened a roundtable forum at Pinnacle’s River City […]

Olympics Offers Latest Sign of Sports Betting’s Growing Popularity

Washington, DC – More than $1 billion will be wagered – both legally and illegally – on the Summer Olympic Games this month, and, for the first time in 16 years, Nevada sports books will accept bets on the Games in Brazil, highlighting how sports betting is more popular than ever. “Nevada sports books accepting […]

ESPN – David Stern will give speech in support of legalizing gambling

By David Purdum Former NBA commissioner David Stern will discuss his support for legalizing sports betting at a September gaming conference in Las Vegas. Stern will be a featured speaker at the Global Gaming Expo on Sept. 29 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. He will discuss the future of sports betting and its […]