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    When Gaming Grows, America Gains

    Gaming is a strong a economic engine, provides good jobs, pays for vital public services and boosts local communities. In the first-ever study to analyze data from three varied sectors of the industry — U.S. commercial casinos, tribal casinos and gaming equipment manufacturers — Oxford Economics presents the most comprehensive assessment undertaken of the U.S. gaming […]

    Report: Gambling industry paid out $38B in taxes

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gambling officials say the industry paid out a jackpot-worthy $38 billion in federal, state and local taxes in 2013. It’s the first time the American Gaming Association has added tribal casinos and casino game makers into the mix for its annual study of the industry’s impact in the U.S. The Associated […]

    ‘Basic economics apply to casinos’: Opposing view

    Communities benefit most from gaming when they build a diversified economy. In the wake of several casino closings in Atlantic City, gaming critics are out in force with, “I told you so — gaming can’t save an economy.” Guess what? We agree. Instead of viewing gaming as a panacea to cure all economic ills, policymakers […]

    American Gaming Association Announces New Partnership with the American Bus Association to Promote Safety

    Washington, DC – As part of the gaming industry’s continual effort to promote and ensure safety for its patrons and communities, the American Gaming Association (AGA) and American Bus Association (ABA), the premier and largest industry trade association representing Motorcoach companies in North America, announced today a new partnership to promote safety, share best practices with industry personnel […]

    American Gaming Association Recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month

    Washington, DC –American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins today and continues through October 15: “The gaming industry is grateful to the thousands of Hispanic employees across the country who make significant contributions to the world-class entertainment experience we provide. From Nevada to New York and everywhere in […]