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    American Gaming Association Commends New York, Delaware Legislators for Acting to Strengthen Partnerships with Gaming

    Washington, DC – In the past week, legislators in Delaware and New York have acted to help ensure gaming facilities in each state can maintain competitiveness, support jobs and stay economically healthy. In New York last Friday, legislation to allow racinos to operate during hours that meet market demand and offer proven marketing programs was passed by the legislature […]

    American Gaming Association Applauds Delaware Lawmakers for Acting to Protect Casino Jobs

    Washington, DC – American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement after the Delaware Senate passed legislation that will protect casino jobs in the state:   “We applaud Delaware lawmakers for acting to protect the livelihoods of thousands of casino workers by passing legislation that partially relieves the heavy regulatory burden casinos shoulder. […]

    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 […]