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Global Gaming Women Launches Groundbreaking Online Mentoring Program at G2E

WASHINGTON – Global Gaming Women (GGW) today announced the official launch of Global Gaming Network (GGN)—a first-of-its-kind online mentoring network designed to connect women professionals in the international gaming industry. This latest resource provided by GGW can be accessed at GlobalGamingNetwork.org and was developed in conjunction with SHFL entertainment, Inc., a leading manufacturer in the […]

Affleck/Timberlake Film “Runner Runner” a Cautionary Tale for Americans, Policymakers

WASHINGTON – Americans spent $2.6 billion on illegal offshore gambling websites in 2012—generating nearly 10 percent of the $33 billion worldwide online gambling market—according to research released today by the American Gaming Association (AGA). The new research, developed by H2 Gambling Capital, reinforces the critical need for policymakers to safeguard Americans from illegal online gambling […]

Survey Indicates Improved Regulations Could Be on the Horizon

LAS VEGAS – New research released today at Global Gaming Expo (G2E) outlines regulatory reform priorities in the gaming industry. Overall, the11th annual G2E Future Watch survey finds the majority of casino industry executives polled to be optimistic about the future. While eight out of 10 say regulation is faring “somewhat” (47 percent) or “very” (35 […]

Finalists Named for 13th Annual Gaming Voice Awards

WASHINGTON—The American Gaming Association (AGA) today announced the finalists for the 2013 Gaming Voice Awards, which recognize the gaming industry’s top marketing, public relations, advertising and corporate communications efforts. The finalists, which represent 27 gaming companies, properties, suppliers and organizations from 14 states and provinces, were named in 15 categories, including best annual report; best customer […]

Gaming’s Top Diverse Vendors Honored at CBC Political Education and Leadership Institute Policy Conference

WASHINGTON – The American Gaming Association (AGA) recently honored five gaming suppliers with the Diverse Vendor of the Year Award for their outstanding work as partners to companies in the casino industry. The awards were presented during the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Political Education and Leadership Institute’s TUNICA 2013 Mississippi Policy Conference, held August 15-17. Rep. […]

Industry Legends to Join Gaming Hall of Fame at Gala Event

WASHINGTON— The man behind the world’s largest gaming company, the former head of the industry’s top trade association, one of the Strip’s–and the world’s–most spectacular headliners and one of the world’s top culinary artists make up the 2013 class for the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Gaming Hall of Fame. Gary Loveman, chairman, CEO and president of […]

Global Gaming Women Awards 17 Scholarships to Advance Industry Women

WASHINGTON – Global Gaming Women (GGW) today announced 17 recipients of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’s (UNLV) International Gaming Institute (IGI) Continuing Education Scholarship. The scholarship is distributed via the GGW Charitable Education Fund, a new program aimed at providing continuing educational opportunities for women in gaming or pursuing a career in the field. GGW awarded the […]

AGA Calls for Streamlined Shipping Rules

WASHINGTON – The American Gaming Association (AGA) is leading an effort to streamline the overly costly and complex regulatory requirements related to gaming machine shipping practices. In research released today, titled “Streamlining Shipping: Recommendations for Regulatory Reform,” an AGA task force of compliance experts and former regulators offers solutions to the current regulatory system, which creates daunting […]

Gaming Industry Encourages Employees, Customers to Learn to “Speak” Responsible Gaming

WASHINGTON – The American Gaming Association (AGA) and National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) are joining gaming companies nationwide for the 16th annual Responsible Gaming Education Week (RGEW), which takes place Aug. 5-9. This year’s theme, “How Do You Say Responsible Gaming?” promotes the message that no matter what language gaming employees and customers speak, it […]