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US gaming scrambles to cut losses through Covid-19 lockdown

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From lobbying for online legislation to simulated sports and other novelty markets - how much can US casinos salvage from a cessation of sports and the near comprehensive shutdown of their land-based linchpins?

AGEM/AGA Golf Classic raises over $2m

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The 21st annual AGEM/AGA Golf Classic, presented by JCM Global, eclipsed a major milestone last week as it raised more than $2m for the NCRG. The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) and American Gaming Association (AGA) Golf Classic raised more than $2m in support of the National Centre for Responsible Gaming (NCRG). "The NCRG is deeply grateful to JCM, AGA...

Details announced for the 2019 G2E Asia Awards

The American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of G2E Asia, and leading B2B Asian gaming industry media brand Inside Asian Gaming, co-organizers of the G2E Asia Awards, announced that the G2E Asia Awards will be held in the Parisian

NFL takes a punt on Caesars as first gambling partner

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Long-time opponent of regulated betting, the National Football League, has finally taken as sip of the kool-aid picking Caesars Entertainment as its first official gambling partner. The deal struck only hours into 2019 means all of America’s…

Beyond Testing: BMM Testlabs & Responsible Gaming Education Week 2018

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Gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, BMM Testlabs, has announced it will be participating in Responsible Gaming Education Week, August 6-10, 2018. As part of the initiative, BMM is publishing a whitepaper titled, Responsible Gaming…

BlockChain Innovations Corp. announces letter of intent to go public as US Supreme Court overturns Sports betting Ban

International blockchain technology supplier, BlockChain Innovations Corp. has announced that it has signed a letter of intent with Capricorn Business Acquisition Inc. for its qualifying transaction to go-public in the Third Quarter of 2018.

Global Gaming Expo to feature first-ever sports betting symposium within dynamic education program

Registration is officially open for Global Gaming Expo 2018 (G2E), the world’s premier international gaming trade show and educational event presented by the American Gaming Association (AGA) and organised by Reed Exhibitions. G2E will return to the Sands Expo…

Clarion underlines GiGse’s role following SCOTUS ruling

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Clarion Gaming’s Head of Industry Insight and Engagement, Ewa Bakun has welcomed the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Murphy vs. National Collegiate Athletic Association case as a key launchpad for the legalisation of sports betting

Korbi Carrison picked as event director for G2E

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Reed Exhibitions and the American Gaming Association (AGA) today announced that Korbi Carrison has been named event director for the Global Gaming Expo (G2E).   Serving as the new event director, Carrison will be responsible for designing, building and delivering a dynamic experience to the thousands of gaming-industry professionals who travel from around the world to attend G2E in Las Vegas...

Briefs filed ahead of Supreme Court appeal

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  A series of amicus briefs have been filed with the US Supreme Court as it prepares to hear New Jersey’s appeal of the federal sports betting ban this autumn.   The American Gaming Association has submitted a 26-page document to the court, taking aim at the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act - which currently bans all but four states...

AGA-led coalition calls for repeal of sports betting ban

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With legislation to lift the federal ban on sports betting on the cards, the American Gaming Association has brought together “a perfect storm” of forces to keep the momentum going.   The American Gaming Association has established a coalition of opposing forces to aid in its efforts to overthrow the outmoded ban on US sports betting. Citing a “perfect storm” of opposition,...

AGA: ‘Perfect storm’ to repeal federal sports betting ban

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The American Gaming Association’s Geoff Freeman describes the mounting pressures against the 25- year-old federal ban on US sports betting.   A perfect storm is brewing across the US which could lead to a regulated sports betting market sooner than expected, says CEO of the American Gaming Association, Geoff Freeman. The ballooning illegal betting market in the States combined with a growing...

AGA’s Geoff Freeman to explain the impact of Trump administration at ICC

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The International Casino Conference (ICC), which opens the ICE VOX programme of learning and networking, will feature keynote addresses from some of the most influential figures in the gaming industry, including Geoff Freeman, President and CEO of the American Gaming Association.   Ahead of his appearance at the ICC, which is taking place at London’s Hippodrome Casino on Monday 6th February....

Trump: A battle for no man’s land

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A combination of conservative morals and economic pragmatism has left US gaming law in a state of flux. Yet with a nepotistic businessman and former casino tycoon heading for the White House, everything is to play for in 2017. Understanding The Donald is big business in itself. The term Trumpology, a play on the Cold War art of guessing what...

Gaming up for grabs as US interests round on Team Trump

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With the president-elect gathering the last of his new team in Washington, lobbyists and lawmakers submit their proposals for the future of US gaming law.   Several weeks in to the weird new world of president-elect Donald Trump and top US lobbyists and lawmakers have accelerated their efforts to influence the new administration’s approach to gaming. While a former casino owner in...

G2E 2016 to focus on crossing generational barriers

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Along with continued focus on new product lines, branching out into new inter-generational types of gaming will be a major theme at G2E 2016, says the AGA’s Christopher Moyer.   Returning to the Las Vegas Sands Expo this September is the Global Gaming Expo. Now in its 15th year, the show has long been the natural launch-platform for new product from...

American Gaming Association holds law enforcement summit

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As part of its continued efforts to crack down on the US’ $150bn-a-year illegal sports betting industry, members of the American Gaming Association’s Illegal Gambling Advisory Board convened with top law enforcement officials to discuss their response to the issue.   The American Gaming Association (AGA) stepped up its assault on illegal gambling in June when senior law enforcement officials convened...