American Gaming Association

Penn National’s Peter Carlino Inducted Into AGA Gaming Hall Of Fame

Peter M. Carlino, Penn National Gaming Chairman of the Board, was inducted into the American Gaming Association’s  Gaming Hall of Fame on Wednesday night in Las Vegas, Nev. Mr. Carlino was honored for his 30-year record as an industry visionary and for his accomplishments in driving Penn National’s consistent growth from a single racetrack to […]

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Supreme Court Will Hear New Jersey Appeal Over Sports Wagering On Monday

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments over whether states should have the power to legalize sports wagering. The failed federal ban on sports betting is driving an illegal, underground market of at least $150 billion annually, argues an amicus brief filed in the United States Supreme Court by the American Gaming Association (AGA). […]

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Churchill Downs Joins American Gaming Association Board

The American Gaming Association announced Dec. 17 that Churchill Downs Inc. has joined its board of directors. The AGA is the casino industry’s largest lobbying group. According to an article in the Louisville Courier-Journal, two other companies – Wynn Resorts and Station Casinos also joined the board, bringing the total number of board members to […]

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American Gaming Association Pushes for Online Betting Regulation

Americans spent $2.6 billion on illegal offshore gambling websites in 2012—generating nearly 10 percent of the $33 billion worldwide online gambling market—according to research released today by the American Gaming Association (AGA). The new research, developed by H2 Gambling Capital, reinforces the critical need for policymakers to safeguard Americans from illegal online gambling operators like […]

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Poker site called Ponzi scheme; AGA urges regulation of online poker

There were some developments Tuesday in the world of online poker.  Federal prosecutors asked a judge for permission to tack on new charges against Full Tilt Poker, one of the websites shut down by the government last spring.  The Justice Department said Full Tilt’s “insiders” paid board members more than $440 million using funds that […]

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