Posts tagged with ‘AGA’

  • AGA publishes updated Anti-Money Laundering Best Practices

    By Anjali Sooknanan on July 29, 2022
    The American Gaming Association (AGA) has released the third edition of its Best Practices for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance resource. The updated document—reviewed and revised by the country’s top compliance professionals—builds on the gaming industry’s AML leadership and reflect new laws, technologies and indicators of criminal activity. “As the methods and sophistication of financial crimes evolve, the gaming industry continues […]
  • AGEM, AGA and JCM announce 23rd annual Golf Classic

    By Anjali Sooknanan on March 16, 2022
    The annual AGEM & AGA Golf Classic presented by JCM Global is scheduled for May 11 at Cascata Golf Club in Boulder City, Nevada. The Golf Classic benefits the International Centre for Responsible Gaming (ICRG) and their mission to advance research, education, and awareness for responsible gaming. ICRG president, Art Paikowsky, said: “[The Golf Classic] has been a mainstay for […]
  • AGA estimates $3.1 billion in bets during March Madness

    By Anjali Sooknanan on March 15, 2022
    The NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament will see 45 million Americans bet an estimated $3.1 billion, according to new American Gaming Association research. The research found 20.9 million people will bet on the tournament outside of bracket contests—at a retail sportsbook, online, with a bookie or casually with friends, while 36.5 million will wager via a bracket contest or […]
  • 2021 shatters US commercial gaming revenue records

    By Anjali Sooknanan on February 17, 2022
    2021 set a new record for commercial gaming revenue in the US. According to the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Commercial Gaming Revenue Tracker, in 2021, the industry crossed the $50 billion revenue threshold for the first time ever. The total generated was $53 billion, shattering 2019’s previous all-time high of $44 billion by more than 21%. The American Gaming Association’s […]
  • AGA: US Q2 gaming revenue smashes record, hits $13.6B

    By Casino International on August 10, 2021
    U.S. commercial gaming revenue reached $13.6 billion in Q2 2021, marking a new industry record, according to the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Commercial Gaming Revenue Tracker. The total bested the previous record — $11.1 billion set in Q3 2019 and matched in Q1 2021—by more than 22%. With nearly $24.8 billion generated to date, 2021 is close to surpassing 2020 […]
  • UFC and AGA partner on Responsible Gaming campaign

    By Casino International on April 6, 2021
    UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organisation, has joined the American Gaming Association (AGA) to promote responsible sports betting as the newest partner in its Have A Game Plan. Bet Responsibly. public service campaign. To highlight its support for the campaign, UFC will use its own in-venue, digital and broadcast assets to promote co-branded marketing materials with UFC themes […]
  • AGA enhances leadership team

    By Casino International on April 1, 2021
    The American Gaming Association (AGA) has promoted three senior leaders across the organisation to drive industry priorities including responsibility, advocacy and gaming regulation, and the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) franchise: Cait DeBaun has been promoted to Vice President, Strategic Communications and Responsibility. Jessica Feil has been promoted to Vice President, Government Relations and Gaming Policy Counsel. Meredith Pallante has been […]
  • COVID-19 drives US commercial gaming revenue down 31% in 2020

    By Casino International on February 17, 2021
    U.S. commercial gaming revenue totaled $30.0 billion in 2020, down more than 31% year-over-year, according to the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Commercial Gaming Revenue Tracker. 2020 marked the first market contraction for the US gaming industry since 2014 and the lowest gaming revenue total since 2003. The year ended with some positive momentum in the fourth quarter, with a 1.7% […]
  • AGA CEO Bill Miller optimistic for gaming in 2021

    By Casino International on January 29, 2021
    American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Bill Miller delivered remarks today on the future of gaming’s recovery, policy developments for gaming in Washington, DC, and AGA’s priorities for 2021. Miller cited vaccine distribution, responsible reopening, and consumer confidence as reasons for optimism in the coming year, “There’s huge pent-up demand for gaming—and I’m upbeat about the second half of […]
  • AGA statement on Congress passing new COVID-19 relief measures

    By Casino International on December 22, 2020
    American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Bill Miller has issued a statement in response to US Congress passing new COVID-19 relief measures: “The American Gaming Association is encouraged that Congress has come together to pass bipartisan legislation, which provides important relief for many Americans and businesses that continue to struggle as a result of the pandemic. While this much-needed […]