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    Sun Herald – AGA Tour: Coast casinos have great history but can’t rest now

    By Mary Perez  BILOXI – Casino revenue has leveled off in Mississippi and other states but sports betting could be that new amenity consumers want, which will keep tax money rolling in, said Geoff Freeman, president of the American Gaming Association . He brought the AGA’s “Get to Know Gaming” tour to IP Casino Resort Biloxi […]

    Casinos Applaud Ohio for New Effort to Crack Down on Illegal Gambling

    NEW VIDEO: AGA goes inside illegal sweepstakes cafes in Ohio and Texas Illegal gambling contributes no tax revenue, preys on consumers and deprives state and local governments of much-needed revenue Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) Vice President of Government Relations Whit Askew released the following statement after the Ohio Casino Control Commission announced […]

    Nielsen: Case Study: March Madness Scores Big With Bracket Players

    Every spring, March Madness sweeps the nation, and in offices and bars around the country people start working on their brackets hoping to predict the winner of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. More people than ever are now picking brackets – including even the President. According to the American Gaming Association (AGA), 40 million people filled […]

    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, […]

    ESPN: Two resolutions urge Congress to lift federal ban on sports betting

    By David Purdum  Pennsylvania and the United States Conference of Mayors each adopted resolutions this week in support of taking a new look at how the country approaches the massive underground sports-betting market. On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed House Resolution 619 that urges Congress to lift the federal ban on sports betting. […]

    Global Gaming Business Magazine: United We Stand

    By Geoff Freeman  The American Gaming Association has never been stronger or more inclusive than it is today. Continuing to represent the totality of the casino gaming industry, AGA recently announced the addition of eight new members, marking an increase in membership by more than 50 percent in the last year. Three of the eight […]

    AGA Convenes Law Enforcement Leaders to Critique Federal Prohibition on Sports Betting

    Washington, DC – More than 30 law enforcement leaders from across the country gathered today at the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) first-ever Law Enforcement Summit to better understand the massive illegal sports betting market in the U.S and what steps can be taken to address it. In a robust town hall discussion, law enforcement spoke of […]