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    NHL Expanding to Las Vegas a Win for Nevada, Casino Gaming & Fans

    Washington, D.C. – American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement after a report indicated that the NHL will expand to Las Vegas and give the city its first major league sports team: “Today marks a milestone for Nevada and for the casino gaming industry at large. The placement of the first major […]

    Law Enforcement Summit

    The AGA will host a major law enforcement summit in its Washington, D.C. office to examine sports betting and further strengthen the partnership between the gaming industry and the law enforcement community. For more information, contact Brian Cohen, director of strategic alliances. 

    NY Daily News: Forget Las Vegas, NFL teams already play near casinos

    May 26, 2016 By Evan Grossman NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said this week any talk of a Raiders move to Las Vegas is “premature.” But NFL teams are already neighbors with the gambling industry, according to the American Gaming Association. The league has avoided doing business with the gambling industry and fears the integrity of […]

    As Nevada Sports Books Set April Record, Most Sports Betting Still Happening Illegally

    Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Sara Rayme released the following statement after the Nevada Gaming Control Board announced that a record-breaking $292 million was bet at Nevada sports books in April, an increase from $250 million in April 2015: “Sports betting has never been more popular, yet […]

    More Than 80% of NFL Teams Play Home Games Within 1-Hour Drive of a Casino

    Washington, DC – Twenty-six NFL teams – 81 percent – play their home games at stadiums located within an hour’s drive of a casino, while half of all teams are located within 11 miles of the closest casino, according to an analysis released today by the American Gaming Association (AGA). The analysis serves to debunk […]

    American Gaming Association Adds Eight New Members, Continues to Unite the Industry

    Washington, DC – The American Gaming Association (AGA) today announced that it has added eight new members – including three new board members – as the organization continues to grow and represent the totality of the casino gaming industry. The three new board members are AGS, Cherokee Nation Entertainment and Delaware North. Joining as general […]

    Fantasy Sports Hearing Highlights Need for Fresh Look at Sports Betting Prohibition

    Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Sara Rayme released the following statement after today’s congressional hearing on daily fantasy sports (DFS): “While the casino gaming industry believes legal clarity and greater consumer protections are needed for daily fantasy sports, today’s hearing shined a spotlight on the thriving, $150 billion illegal […]