Posts tagged with ‘American Gaming Association’

  • American Gaming Association announces Gaming Hall of Fame inductees

    By Casino International on September 17, 2021
    The American Gaming Association (AGA) has announced the Gaming Hall of Fame classes of 2020 and 2021, recognising leaders who have distinguished themselves through significant contributions to the gaming industry. “Each of these pioneers has left a unique, indelible mark on our industry,” said AGA President and CEO Bill Miller. “Under their leadership, tribal gaming has boomed, professional sports leagues […]
  • 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 […]
  • AGA supports streamlining problem gambling resources for national ad campaigns

    By Casino International on August 3, 2021
    The American Gaming Association (AGA) is recommending a new approach to national advertising campaigns in the US to allow the use of national gambling helplines. Most customers enjoy gambling as a form of entertainment—but for those who no longer find gambling fun, the more than a dozen problem gambling helplines across the country are essential services. The new AGA policy statement […]
  • DraftKings commits to AGA campaign

    By Casino International on June 10, 2021
    DraftKings is to collaborate with the American Gaming Association (AGA) to promote the AGA’s Have A Game Plan. Bet Responsibly.public service campaign. DraftKings has committed to apply the campaign to many of the company’s owned channels, including at DraftKings’ retail gaming properties, to promote safer play. This collaboration marks the first time in the industry that the Have A Game […]
  • Global Gaming Expo to return to Las Vegas in October 2021

    By Casino International on June 1, 2021
    The American Gaming Association (AGA), with partner Reed Exhibitions, has formally announced plans to move forward with Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2021 as an in-person event with additional virtual components October 4–7, 2021 (Education: October 4-7 | Expo ­­Hall: October 5-7) at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. Following a one-year in-person hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, G2E will coordinate […]
  • AGA: COVID Reshuffles Commercial Gaming Landscape in 2020

    By Casino International on May 20, 2021
    The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the gaming industry in 2020, causing a 31 percent drop in commercial gaming revenue and a significant shakeup in the top 20 casino markets. While the pandemic overwhelmed traditional gaming sectors, the industry experienced monumental growth in emerging verticals like sports betting and iGaming. All of last year’s shifts in the commercial […]
  • AGA: Illegal gambling machines endanger consumers, divert tax revenue from state economies

    By Casino International on April 20, 2021
    The American Gaming Association (AGA) has released a white paper highlighting the dangers of unregulated, illegal gambling machines proliferating across the US. These illegal gambling machines are not subjected to meaningful testing, licensing or regulatory standards and are often tied to criminal activity, including money laundering, drug trafficking and violent crime. Highlights of the white paper, Skilled at Deception: How […]
  • 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 […]
  • 47m Americans to bet on March Madness as legal sports betting booms

    By Casino International on March 15, 2021
    More than 47 million Americans will place bets on the 2021 March Madness tournament, with online and physical sportsbook betting expected to grow dramatically compared to 2019, compensating for lower expected participation in bracket contests, according to new data from the American Gaming Association (AGA).   “The sports betting landscape has changed dramatically since 2019 – and as a result, […]