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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

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The American Gaming Association 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 Macao Ballroom on the evening of Tuesday 21 May 2019. The prestigious formal dinner event will recognize excellence and innovation...

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 a 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 major sports leagues have now signed contracts with gambling operators. This is however the first time Caesar’s has got in on the action...

US economy: The states of play

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The US commercial casino market is in fine health according to the American Gaming Association’s annual economic report, with national revenues hitting $40bn for the first time in history. The American commercial casino market is booming. In 2017 the market welcomed record-breaking revenue figures, generated an all time high in gaming taxes and continued unabated on the upwards trajectory it...

AGA to testify before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations hearing

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The American Gaming Association (AGA) has announced that on Thursday, September 27th at 10:00 am EDT, it will testify before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations hearing entitled,,,,

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 Context and Questions for the Industry. The paper written by Robin Bernhard, Senior Manager of Marketing and Education, gives historical context to the issue. It...

JCM, AGA, AGEM present cheque to NCRG

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JCM’s VP of Marketing Tom Nieman (left) was honoured to be joined by Dr. Russell Sanna (NCRG), Geoff Freeman (AGA), and Marcus Prater (AGEM) to present the NCRG with a cheque for $228,000, raised at the 20th annual AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global. The NCRG is the only organisation in the US dedicated exclusively to funding scientific research on...

Papadopoulos bridges CEO gap for American Gaming Association

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Papadopoulos bridges CEO gap for American gaming Association Stacy Papadopoulos has been named as interim CEO of the American Gaming Association following the resignation of Geoff Freeman in June. The senior VP for industry services at the AGA was appointed by the authority’s selection committee, lead by Penn National Gaming CEO Tim Wilmott, whilst it nominates a successor. “Geoff has built a...

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

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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 and Convention Center 8 – 11 October (Education: October 8-11 | Expo Hall: October 9-11) for a “high-powered event showcasing...

Geoff Freeman to step-down as American Gaming Association CEO

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The CEO of the American Gaming Association, Geoff Freeman, will leave his current role in August, just two months after seeing the US Supreme Court overturn a nationwide ban on sports betting. An official announcement released by the AGA stated that Freeman has accepted a similar position with the Grocery Manufacturers Association. Freeman has headed the AGA since 2013 and has...

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...

AGA’s Freeman responds to tragedy

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Geoff Freeman has set the tone as the industry comes together in Las Vegas   Geoff Freeman, President and CEO, American Gaming Association, has taken a characteristically statesmanlike position on the appalling atrocity that took place in Las Vegas and has reverberated around the world. In an open communication to the international gaming industry, Freeman appealed for a unified industry response,...

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....

Legalisation of sports betting would write a new chapter in the story of gaming

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Speaking at this September’s G2E, AGA president and CEO Geoff Freeman highlighted the changing narrative surrounding the US gaming industry, and how the repeal of PASPA could open up new frontiers for the sector.   “First and foremost 2016 has been a pretty consequential year for the gaming industry when it comes to our positioning and the mainstream nature of...

AGA looks to the future following US election

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CEO of the American Gaming Association, Geoff Freeman, lays out the group’s plans for the future in the wake of the historic presidential election this week.   The American Gaming Association (AGA) has confirmed the areas it will focus on going forward following Tuesday’s historic election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. America’s leading voice of casino gaming will be concentrating on...

US congress to review federal gambling laws

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US congress committee lays out plans to update gambling legislation and tackle illegal sport betting.   As a recent study by the AGA estimates that the US loses $149bn a year to illegal sport betting. All the more reason why Congress is set to review federal gambling laws, a move which could eventually lead to new legislation covering sports betting and...

ECA underlines AGA partnership ahead of G2E

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Earlier this year, the European Casino Association (ECA) and the American Gaming Association (AGA) announced a new partnership to tackle illegal gambling. The alliance, according to the associations, marked the first step to addressing and developing specific tools to combat illicit operations on both side of the Atlantic.   Speaking to International Casino Review ahead of this year’s G2E in Las...

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