American Gaming Association

14th September 2020

AGA marketing code for betting comes into effect

The American Gaming Association (AGA)’s has introduced a new code of conduct to prevent irresponsible advertising by its members for their sportsbook products. The code,…

20th August 2020

State of the Union: DraftKings, Covid-19, Puerto Rico and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes DraftKings’ first financial statements since its merger with SBTech and public listing on…

13th August 2020

US GGR down 45.6% in H1 as Covid-19 wreaks havoc

US commercial gross gaming revenue (GGR) for the first half of 2020 fell 45.6% year-on-year to $11.70bn, according to the latest figures from the American…

4th August 2020

AGA report: Michigan casinos worth $6.3bn annually to state

Michigan’s 27 combined commercial and tribal casinos have an annual economic impact of $6.3bn for the state, according to a new report from the American Gaming…

27th July 2020

Congressional bill aims to scrap 0.25% federal handle tax

Representatives and congressional Gaming Caucus co-chairs Dina Titus and Guy Reschenthaler have introduced a federal bill – HR7790 – to repeal the US’s 0.25% excise…

23rd July 2020

State of the Union: Caesars, PA, Tipico, AGA and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the conclusion of the long-awaited merger of Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment. Also…

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…

9th July 2020

G2E Las Vegas 2020 cancelled

The Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas will not take place in 2020, after organizers the American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions formally…

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…

16th April 2020

State of the Union: New Jersey, SG, Tennessee and more

This week’s state of the union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes the effect of Covid-19 on sports betting revenue figures in New Jersey, Delaware,…

15th April 2020

AGA: PPP changes still “woefully short” of addressing issues

The American Gaming Association (AGA) described revised guidelines allowing more businesses to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as still falling “woefully short” of…