American Gaming Association

6th April 2020

AGA urges SBA to include gambling in Covid-19 loans scheme

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has reacted with dismay after the Small Business Administration (SBA)’s interim regulatory guidelines appeared to block gambling businesses from benefiting…

26th March 2020

AGA hails Senate passage of $2tn disaster aid bill

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has hailed the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act through the US Senate, saying it…

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…

10th January 2020

Responsible Gambling Collaborative launches new effectiveness principles

The Responsible Gambling Collaborative (RGC) – an umbrella organisation dedicated to responsible gambling and the prevention of problem gambling – has announced new effectiveness principles…

14th November 2019

State of the Union: NY, IN, IA, DE and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the latest revenue figures from a range of sports betting markets across the…

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…

23rd September 2019

NCRG launches Fund to Support Research on Sports Wagering

The National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) has launched the Fund to Support Research on Sports Wagering, which will issue grants to researchers studying the…

28th June 2019

AGA reshuffles management team with trio of promotions

The American Gaming Association (AGA) reshuffled its management team to reflect the industry body’s focus on market modernization and advocacy, while high-profile executives Sarah Slane…

12th June 2019

US casino gaming revenue tops $41bn in 2018

The US commercial casino industry saw gaming revenue grow to $41.7bn in 2018, according to the American Gaming Association’s annual survey of the sector.  Gaming…