Posts tagged with ‘American Gaming Association’

  • 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, […]
  • FanDuel first mobile sportsbook to partner with AGA’s Responsible Sports Betting

    By Casino International on March 8, 2021
    FanDuel Group and the American Gaming Association (AGA) have announced an initiative to broadly promote responsible sports wagering through the AGA’s Have A Game Plan. Bet Responsibly. public service campaign. FanDuel is the first mobile sportsbook operator to sign on to the AGA’s national campaign to promote the fundamentals of responsible sports betting. As part of this engagement, FanDuel is making […]
  • 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% […]
  • 23.2 million Americans to wager on Super Bowl LV

    By Casino International on February 2, 2021
    23.2 million Americans plan to bet a total of $4.3 billion on this year’s Super Bowl LV matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to new American Gaming Association (AGA) research. Among Super Bowl bettors, a record 7.6 million will bet with online sportsbooks this year, up 63 percent year-over-year. “This year’s Super Bowl is expected […]