AGA

23rd July 2020

Senate Judiciary Committee debates college betting legality

The US Senate Committee on the judiciary heard evidence both for and against the continued legality of betting on college sports in a committee meeting…

21st July 2020

AGA study highlights confusion over legal betting in US

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has pledged to strengthen its education efforts after new research found that over half of consumers who wagered with unlicensed…

26th June 2020

Gallup: US acceptance of gambling at record high

A record 71% of Americans view gambling as a “morally acceptable” activity, according to new polling figures from opinion polling giant Gallup. In an annual poll…

21st May 2020

AGA appeals for reform of jackpot tax reporting threshold

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has urged the US government to raise the slot jackpot reporting threshold, which requires machines to be temporarily taken out…

27th April 2020

AGA claims victory after PPP eligibility amendment

The eligibility requirements for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) have been amended to allow small gambling businesses to benefit from the fund, following an intense lobbying effort…

9th April 2020

AGA urges President Trump to amend Paycheck Protection Program

American Gaming Association (AGA) president and chief executive Bill Miller has written directly to US President Donald Trump, urging him to amend the Small Business…

24th March 2020

Final US commercial casinos close amid Covid-19 outbreak

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has repeated its call for the federal government to support the US gambling industry after the last remaining commercial casinos…

20th March 2020

US economy faces $43.5bn hit from casino closures

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has said that the widespread shutdown of casinos across the US could cost the country’s economy as much as $43.5bn…

19th March 2020

State of the Union: Covid-19, NJ, PA, DE, MS and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, focuses on the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic on the US gambling…

18th March 2020

AGA calls for federal support amid Covid-19 pandemic

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has urged federal government to offer additional support to the gambling industry as the market continues to feel the effect…

15th January 2020

US lawmakers relaunch Congressional Gaming Caucus

US Representatives Bennie Thompson and Guy Reschenthaler have relaunched the Congressional Gaming Caucus, a bipartisan body that aims to represent the gaming industry’s interests on…

8th November 2019

AGA names Aristocrat Leisure’s Croker as new chair

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has appointed Trevor Croker, chief executive and managing director of Aristocrat Leisure, as its new chairman. Croker succeeds Tim Wilmott,…

16th October 2019

G2E day 2: Christie steals the show

The second day of this year’s Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas found former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in a combative mood, arguing that…

11th October 2019

AGA expands management team with four new hires

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has bolstered its leadership team with new senior directors for communications, government relations, events and finance. Cait DeBaun will serve…