• Showing 481-490 of 551
    The American Gaming Association Rallies Casinos, Community Leaders and Elected Officials to Highlight Industry’s Contributions in Philadelphia

    Philadelphia – The American Gaming Association (AGA) today convened a roundtable forum at SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia, bringing together gaming executives, Philadelphia-area business and community leaders, federal, state and local elected officials to discuss the significant contributions of gaming to the city. Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos are responsible for over $6 billion in economic activity and […]

    Casinos Call on Congress to Fund Efforts to Fight Zika

    Washington, DC – Casinos are calling on Congress to pass legislation to fight the Zika virus that threatens economic activity and jobs tied to the gaming and broader travel industries. In a letter to every member of Congress, the American Gaming Association and more than 100 organizations implored legislators to provide necessary funding to address […]

    Football Bets to Top $90 Billion for Second Straight Season

    Washington, DC – Ahead of the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers kicking off the 2016 NFL season tomorrow, the American Gaming Association (AGA) is estimating that fans across the country will bet $90 billion on NFL and college football games this season. However, $88 billion – or 98 percent – of all bets will be made […]

    AGA: It’s Washington’s Responsibility to Fix Failed Sports Betting Law

    Washington, DC — AGA President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement following the Third Circuit Court’s ruling today that New Jersey’s efforts to offer sports betting violate the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992: “Washington has a responsibility to fix a failed law that it created nearly 25 years ago. A […]

    Legal Sports Report: Big U.S. Sports Betting Busts In 2016 Serve As Backdrop For Legalization Effort

    By Will Green Organizers of an American Gaming Association conference on June 30 advocated for the legalization and regulation of sports betting in the United States, for which the association said it will formally lobby Congress as early as the beginning of 2017. The rationale for such a legal framework, which everyone from the U.S. Conference of Mayors to NBA commissioner Adam Silver has called for, […]