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    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 […]

    Los Angeles Times – An Estimated $90 Billion Will Be Bet on Football this Season, Most of it Illegally, Group Says

    September 7, 2016  By David Wharton  Americans will bet more than $90 billion — most of that illegally — on pro and college football games this season, a gambling industry group says. The American Gaming Assn. released its estimate Wednesday, the day before the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers meet to begin the NFL season. “The American appetite for sports betting […]

    Los Angeles Times – An estimated $90 billion will be bet on football this season, most of it illegally, group says

    September 7, 2016  By David Wharton  Americans will bet more than $90 billion — most of that illegally — on pro and college football games this season, a gambling industry group says. The American Gaming Assn. released its estimate Wednesday, the day before the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers meet to begin the NFL season. “The American appetite for sports betting […]

    Legal Sports Report – Global Gaming Expo 2016 to Focus on Sports Betting Legalization

    September 2, 2016 By Will Green  One of the gaming industry’s largest and most established conferences will place a particular focus on sports betting later this month. That comes just weeks before its organizing body plans to spearhead the development of alobbying coalition that will advocate for federal sports betting legislation. Global Gaming Expo 2016, which runs from Sept. 26-29 at […]

    Legal Sports Report – Global Gaming Expo 2016 To Focus On Sports Betting Legalization

    September 2, 2016 By Will Green  One of the gaming industry’s largest and most established conferences will place a particular focus on sports betting later this month. That comes just weeks before its organizing body plans to spearhead the development of alobbying coalition that will advocate for federal sports betting legislation. Global Gaming Expo 2016, which runs from Sept. 26-29 at […]

    St. Louis Business Journal – Commentary: Generating More Revenue at the Casino

    September 1, 2016 By Geoff Freeman  Casinos in Missouri are driving big results — such as generating $8 billion in tax and admission revenue over more than two decades — while building strong ties with small businesses and community leaders. For these and many others reasons, the American Gaming Association (AGA) visited St. Louis in August to […]

    American Gaming Association Partners with National District Attorneys Association to Address Illegal Gambling

    Washington, DC – The American Gaming Association (AGA) and National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) today announced a partnership to expose illegal gambling that will include training for law enforcement officials at Global Gaming Expo (G2E), the world’s largest gaming trade show that takes place September 27-29 in Las Vegas. The first-ever comprehensive training is part […]

    G2KG: St. Louis, MO

    With Missouri playing an important role in the 2016 presidential election, the state’s casinos today delivered a clear message to Republicans and Democrats alike: look no further than the gaming industry for examples of consistent job creation and robust economic development. The American Gaming Association (AGA) today convened a roundtable forum at Pinnacle’s River City […]