Tag Archives: American Gaming Association (AGA)

G2E and SBC sign event partnership deal

Global Gaming Expo (G2E), the world’s premier international gaming trade show and educational event, is partnering with sports betting trade event specialists SBC (Sports Betting Community) to copromote each other’s industry leading events. SBC organises the world’s biggest dedicated sports betting events in London (Betting on Football and Betting on Sports) and has launched Betting on Sports America (23-25 April) …

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GeoComply’s Anna Sainsbury appointed to AGA board of directors

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GeoComply’s Chairman, Anna Sainsbury, has been appointed to the board of directors for the American Gaming Association (AGA)  as a bid to support “understanding of regulated gaming” in a post-PASPA America. The compliance grade geo-location technology supplier has become a board-level member of the AGA, the national trade group which represents the $261bn casino industry in the US. Sainsbury praised …

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Bill Miller appointed as President and CEO of the AGA

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has appointed Bill Miller as the trade lobby’s new president and chief executive officer, effective as of 14 January, 2019. Miller replaces Geoff Freeman, who stepped down from the position in August of this year. Tim Wilmott, CEO of Penn National Gaming and Chairman of the AGA Board of Directors said: “The Board is extremely …

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AGA warns Schumer that Federal framework will slow down US fight against illegal betting

The governance of the American Gaming Association (AGA) has reiterated its stance against any proposition of the US government developing a federal framework regulating US sports betting. Publishing an ‘open letter’ penned by Vice President of Public Affairs Sara Slane to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), the AGA stands by its previous declarations that US betting regulation should be sustained by …

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Mark Frissora – US Betting is in-tune with Caesars comeback

Speaking to CNBC News, Mark Frissora Group President & CEO of Caesars Entertainment has stated that his firm is reviewing all options with regards to competing within a US state-licensed sports betting framework. Frissora and Caesars’ executive team welcomed ‘with excitement’, last week’s groundbreaking Supreme Court repeal of PASPA’s federal mandate, which will open US licensed sports betting. Caesars leader …

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All eyes on Capitol Hill as Chris Christie seeks Supreme Drop of PASPA

Today, US Supreme Court Justices’ will hear initial ‘oral arguments’, put forward by New Jersey officials seeking to repeal provisions of 1992’s ‘Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA)’. New Jersey continues its decade-long battle to implement ‘state-licensed sports betting’, which had been previously rejected in 2015 by the US Justice Department. Arguing that PASPA regulations interfere with US states’ …

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