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    American Gaming Association Statement on Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Ruling

    Washington, DC – American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement after the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled on the casino repeal question: “While it’s up to Massachusetts to decide whether or not to welcome the thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in revenues gaming will bring to the Commonwealth, the AGA will ensure […]

    Wall Street Journal Front-Page Article Sends Message to Policymakers: Embrace Casinos as a Mainstream Business or Risk Losing Jobs, Crucial Revenues

    Washington, DC – American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement in response to a front-page article in the Wall Street Journal today focused on the gaming industry: “Today’s article highlights the need for policymakers to embrace casinos as a mainstream business – and voters are giving them the green light to do so. Voters across the political […]

    American Gaming Association Congratulates House Leaders on Conference Elections

    Washington, DC – American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement after House Republicans completed conference elections this afternoon: “The American Gaming Association congratulates Reps. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Steve Scalise (R-LA) on their conference elections as House Majority Leader and Majority Whip. Gaming is creating jobs, boosting small businesses and positively affecting communities […]

    Las Vegas Review-Journal: G2E producers plan own version of integrated resort — sort of

    Producers of the Global Gaming Expo will build an integrated resort as part of this fall’s casino industry trade show. Sort of. As more worldwide gaming jurisdictions explore the idea of the integrated resort concept, the American Gaming Association decided to show G2E attendees the nongaming elements that are part of the modern hotel-casino besides […]

    NEW POLL: Voters View Casino Gaming More Favorably Than Ever Before

    INFOGRAPHIC: Who is the typical casino visitor? You might be surprised Washington – Voters across the political spectrum view casino gaming more favorably than ever before, according to a new nationwide poll conducted by respected political pollsters Mark Mellman and Glen Bolger, and the vast majority recognizes that casino gaming creates jobs, strengthens local businesses and benefits communities. […]

    NEW POLL: Voters View Casino Gaming More Favorably Than Ever Before

    Washington – Voters across the political spectrum view casino gaming more favorably than ever before, according to a new nationwide poll conducted by respected political pollsters Mark Mellman and Glen Bolger, and the vast majority recognizes that casino gaming creates jobs, strengthens local businesses and benefits communities. The new survey also squashes stereotypes of the typical casinovisitor. […]

    AGA Launches Its Most Aggressive, Coordinated Effort Ever to Promote Gaming Across the Country

    Washington—The American Gaming Association today launched its most aggressive effort ever to promote the value of the gaming industry, combat outdated stereotypes and pave the way for gaming’s next generation where regulatory policy must encourage innovation and financial efficiencies.  The AGA’s “Get to Know Gaming” campaign will tell the story of gaming’s impact on communities across […]

    American Gaming Association Launches Its Most Aggressive, Coordinated Effort Ever to Promote Gaming Across the Country

    Washington—The American Gaming Association today launched its most aggressive effort ever to promote the value of the gaming industry, combat outdated stereotypes and pave the way for gaming’s next generation where regulatory policy must encourage innovation and financial efficiencies.  The AGA’s “Get to Know Gaming” campaign will tell the story of gaming’s impact on communities across […]

    Senate Stalls Effort to Curb Frivolous, Costly Patent Litigation Disappointment to Gaming Industry

    Washington — American Gaming Association (AGA) Vice President of Government Relations Whitaker Askew issued the following statement on today’s decision to remove patent reform legislation, from the Senate Judiciary Committee’s agenda: “Today’s decision to indefinitely stall progress toward achieving meaningful patent litigation reform is not only disappointing, but is a step backward that will harm millions of American businesses.   […]

    AGA Mourns Loss of Gaming Industry Giant Burton Cohen

    “Burton Cohen was a giant in our industry who made countless contributions to the growth and success of gaming. The AGA was proud to recognize Burton when we inducted him into the Gaming Hall of Fame nearly 20 years ago, yet Las Vegas and the entire gaming industry remain indebted to him for his decades […]