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Asian gaming markets resume restrictions amid covid comeback

Asian Gaming markets resume restrictions amid covid comeback
Having returned to something-like-normal before the western world, many Asian gaming markets are now reintroducing travel restrictions as covid cases begin to rise again

Investors pile in on post-lockdown betting frenzy

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With lockdowns lifting across the globe and all major sports back on the menu, bookmakers are hoping for a splurge of withheld spending. Although much depends on the speed and shape of economic recovery.

NFL set for $2.3bn annual windfall from sports betting regulation

The American Gaming Association has predicted the regulated US sports betting market could boost NFL annual revenue by up to $2.3bn, following a review into the future of the industry by Nielsen Sports. The study, commissioned by the association to assess the profitability of sports betting, states that media and sponsorship deals could significantly enhance the league’s takings. “So much time...

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

American Gaming Association issue statement as Supreme Court rule PASPA ‘unconstitutional’

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Federal Ban on Sports Betting Found Unconstitutional by US Supreme Court. The American Gaming Association president and CEO Geoff Freeman has issued a statement after the announcement of the Supreme Court’s opinion on Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic…

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...

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....

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...

US casino industry pushes for sports-betting at G2E

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It wasn’t just promo girls and slot machines at this year’s Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas – where the US casino trade set its sights squarely on the legalising of sports-betting.   The casino trade’s annual Global Gaming Expo (2016) in Las Vegas may have boasted the year’s  latest and greatest in terms gaming product, but it was the legalisation of...

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...

In Vegas, the NHL will prove that gaming and sport go hand-in-hand

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With the advent of its own NHL team, Las Vegas has a chance to show that a regulated sportsbetting industry can perfectly complement a thriving sports scene, argues Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the American Gaming Association.   After years of hoping for a bigtime sports franchise, Las Vegas has officially joined the ranks of a major league sports city. It’s...