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    Yahoo – Poll: 15% of people say they’d bet on Super Bowl if it were legal

    February 9, 2017 By Daniel Roberts  In a national survey conducted after Super Bowl 51, only 10% of Americans say they placed a bet on the big game. 84% say they did not bet on the game. That figure may appear to contradict the American Gaming Association’s estimate that an eye-popping $4.7 billion was bet on the Super […]

    Despite New Record, Nevada Sports Books Outdone by Massive Illegal Market

    Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Sara Rayme released the following statement after the Nevada Gaming Control Board announced that a record $138.48 million was bet on Super Bowl 51 at Nevada sports books: “Even as Nevada sports books break records, the amount wagered legally pales in comparison to the […]

    Americans to Bet $4.7 Billion on Super Bowl 51

    Washington, DC –Americans will bet $4.7 billion on Super Bowl 51 between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons, according to an estimate released today by the American Gaming Association (AGA), marking an 11 percent rise from last year’s Super Bowl. Yet 97 percent of bets – approximately $4.5 billion – will be placed […]

    Forbes – $4.5 Billion Will Be Wagered Illegally On Super Bowl 51

    January 31, 2017 By Darren Heitner  There is a good reason why Sporting News, one of America’s oldest sports publications founded in 1886, is covering the point spread for Super Bowl 51. It is because there is genuine interest among many who will watch the game, whether they are in Nevada (where betting on the outcome of sporting […]

    Sports Illustrated – Nearly $5 billion to be bet on Super Bowl LI

    January 31, 2017  An estimated $4.7 billion will be bet by Americans on Super Bowl LI this Sunday, according to a report from the American Gaming Association. That figure is an 11% rise over the action from last year’s Super Bowl between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers. Nevada is the only state that allows for sports […]

    American Gaming Association Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Invite Solicitor General to Examine New Jersey’s Sports Betting Case

    Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following after the United States Supreme Court invited the U.S. Solicitor General to examine New Jersey’s sports betting petition: “We are encouraged that the U.S. Supreme Court has expressed interest in the problems posed by PASPA, the failed law that fuels a $150 billion illegal […]

    FULL REMARKS: American Gaming Association’s Geoff Freeman Addresses Louisiana Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force

    Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman today addressed the Louisiana Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force to highlight casino gaming’s strong commitment to the state and how regulatory and policy changes could help the industry thrive – and maximize its benefits for the state and local communities – […]

    ESPN – PGA Tour’s Jay Monahan: Opportunity, complexities with gaming

    January 12, 2017  By David Purdum  The PGA Tour has been examining potential opportunities with sports betting, and new commissioner Jay Monahan says he’ll have an “open mind toward it” in the future. “You look at [daily fantasy sports providers] DraftKings and Fan Duel, you look at gaming in the international markets, there’s a lot […]