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    SCOTUSblog – Symposium: Lift the harmful, failing federal ban on sports betting

    August 15, 2017  By Stacy Papadopoulos  Stacy Papadopoulos is general counsel and senior vice president of industry services at the American Gaming Association, which filed a cert-stage amicus brief in support of the challengers inChristie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association. In 1992, Congress enacted the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which prohibits all but a few […]

    CDC Gaming Reports: Commentary – Continuing the Industry’s Commitment to Responsible Gaming

    August 5, 2017  By Geoff Freeman  This week, to mark the 20th anniversary of Responsible Gaming Education Week (RGEW), the American Gaming Association (AGA) hosted two events to highlight the industry’s commitment to this important issue. From July 31-August 4, the collective casino gaming industry comes together to reiterate foundational and evergreen responsible gaming education, […]

    ESPN – Fay Vincent says legalized sports gambling coming soon

    August 4, 2017  By David Purdum    Former Major League Baseball commissioner Fay Vincent believes that legalized sports betting in the United States would be one of the biggest developments in sports since the introduction of television. And he thinks it’s coming soon. In July, Vincent wrote a letter to the editor in The New […]

    Las Vegas Review-Journal – New program for responsible casino play gets look in Las Vegas

    August 3, 2017  By Richard N. Velotta    The American Gaming Association on Thursday brought its new code of conduct for responsible casino play to the West Coast with a panel of industry representatives explaining how they want customers to have fun without falling into a compulsive gambling trap. The new four-page policy pledges to promote responsible […]

    National Indian Gaming Association Joins American Sports Betting Coalition

    Washington, DC – The American Sports Betting Coalition (ASBC) is proud to announce that the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has joined the campaign to end the 25-year-old failing federal ban known as the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). PASPA prohibits sports betting outside Nevada. “We are pleased to announce that the National […]

    KOCO News 5 (Oklahoma) – Sports betting could be coming to Oklahoma

    July 12, 2017  By Zach Rael  OKLAHOMA CITY — Sports betting in Oklahoma could soon be bringing in money. In almost every single state, including Oklahoma, it’s illegal to bet on sports, but an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case could overturn a 25-year-old law. “If sports betting were to be legalized across the country, and specifically […]

    Sports Betting Task Force Meeting

    Created in 2015 and charged with studying a multitude of issues associated with sports betting and Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS), this member-only group meets regularly to discuss ongoing research initiatives, debate the industry and association’s roles in pushing for a more rational approach to sports betting in America today and strategize about how to most […]

    American Gaming Association’s Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear New Jersey’s Challenge to the Federal Sports Betting Ban

    Washington, D.C. – American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement today following the Supreme Court’s decision to hear New Jersey’s challenge to the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA)​, which bans sports betting outside Nevada: “The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992 has failed to protect sports and […]

    Associated Press – Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

    June 27, 2017  By Mark Sherman  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to take up New Jersey’s bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks, a case that could lead other states to seek a share of the lucrative market. The justices will review a lower court ruling against the state, which […]