Tag: Geoff Freeman

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

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...

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...

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...