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Global Gaming Expo Announces Las Vegas Event Cancellation

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The American Gaming Association (AGA), with partner Reed Exhibitions, formally announced the cancellation of the Global Gaming Expo (G2E), the gaming..

AGA reveals new research findings at G2E keynote

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AGA CEO Bill Miller opened the first day of G2E by highlighting the positive findings of new industry research in a keynote speech. The new AGA research was released at this year's G2E, with association CEO using the opening of the industry-leading event to provide extra insight into the findings. A record 49 percent of American adults have a favourable view...

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,,,,

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...

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 Association. The Court’s ruling on the case determined that the federal ban on sports betting as established by the Professional and Amateur Sports...

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,...

Galaxy Executive proposes open Hengqin travel

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Speaking at G2E Asia, Francis Lui Yiu Tung, Deputy Chairman of Galaxy Entertainment Group, expressed his support for the idea of aligning the border policies for Macau and Hengqin, while also stressing the need for Macau’s industry to remain competitive in the face of challenges to its market dominance from lower-tax jurisdictions.   The idea of “borderless” travel between Hengqin and...

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...

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....

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 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...

G2E 2016: Key gaming issues brought to the fore

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The upcoming US election, eSports and the unification of the casino gaming industry will be among the key topics of discussion at this year’s G2E.   From the impact of the 2016 election on gaming to the opportunities surrounding eSports in casinos, G2E 2016 will feature robust conversation on the industry’s hottest topics with engaging programmes by the nation’s top experts. As...

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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