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Las Vegas Review-Journal – New program for responsible casino play gets look in Las Vegas

August 3, 2017  By Richard N. Velotta    The American Gaming Association on Thursday brought its new code of conduct for responsible casino play to the West Coast with a panel of industry representatives explaining how they want customers to have fun without falling into a compulsive gambling trap. The new four-page policy pledges to promote responsible […]

Associated Press – Casino industry in US has new rules for responsible gambling

August 3, 2017 By Regina Garcia Cano    The casino industry’s largest lobbying group in the U.S. on Thursday rolled out a new code of conduct with consumer protection measures that it says are meant to promote responsible gambling. The code of the American Gaming Association calls on casino operators to be more transparent with […]

American Gaming Association Unites with Gaming Leaders to Underscore Industry-Wide Commitment to Responsible Gaming

Washington, DC – Leaders of the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM), the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) and the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) today joined the American Gaming Association (AGA) to highlight the gaming industry’s shared commitment to responsible gaming. Gaming operators and manufacturers across the United States will commemorate the industry’s responsible […]

New Study: Casino Industry is Essential to Small Business Growth

Washington, DC – The casino gaming industry is driving small business growth across the country by supporting 350,000 small business jobs – that’s more than 14 times the number of Air Traffic Controllers in America, twice the number of dentists and larger than the entire freight rail industry – according to new research released today by the American Gaming Association (AGA). On Wednesday, the AGA launched its American Gaming Small […]

Las Vegas Review-Journal – AGA road trips to explain how casinos help small businesses

By Richard N. Velotta  April 18, 2017    The American Gaming Association is starting a series of road trips Tuesday to explain how commercial and tribal casinos help small businesses across the country. Representatives of the Washington, D.C.-based association will meet with Rep. Anthony Brown, D-Md., at Eastern Food Services in Laurel, Maryland, to raise […]

Obamacare Changes Should Uphold Gambling Disorders as Serious Public Health Issue

Washington, DC – The U.S. casino gaming industry is calling on Congress to uphold gambling disorders as a serious public health issue in any changes it makes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In a letter sent today to congressional leaders and the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, the American Gaming […]

Casino Critics’ Hypocrisy Laid Bare in Baltimore Sun Story

Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) Vice President of Public Affairs Erik Balsbaugh released the following statement in response to a Baltimore Sun story on how Maryland casinos are delivering on their promises to generate more than a billion dollars in tax revenue – yet, in a stunning display of hypocrisy – critics blame casinos for […]