Tag Archives: The American Gaming Association

New Jersey’s PASPA repeal becomes a high stakes ruling for all US states

The Supreme Court Justices’ review of New Jersey repealing the provisions of the 1992 ‘Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA)’, has become a high stakes battle for all federal US states. A report published by US gambling research consultancy Eilers & Krejcik Gaming has indicated that 18 states may move to introduce licensed sports betting bills, with 11 having …

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AGA America appoints Penn National’s Tim Wilmott as next Chairman

US gambling industry body, The American Gaming Association (AGA) has confirmed that Tim Wilmott CEO of Penn National Gaming Inc, will serve as its next Executive Chairman. Updating stakeholders, the AGA board confirmed that Wilmot would serve a two-year chairmanship beginning in January 2018, replacing current incumbent Jim Murren CEO of MGM Resorts. Wilmott has been involved with AGA governance …

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John McCain wants US Congress to address sports betting

Arizona Republican Senator John McCain believes that US sports betting legal agenda needs to be addressed promptly by Congress. Speaking ahead of Sundays 1 Feb Super Bowl XLIX’s match between the New England Patriots vs Seattle Seahawks, McCain told ESPN News that US sports betting needed to move away from Nevada and into a wider public forum. At present McCain …

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American Gaming Association produces anti-money laundering best practices document

The American Gaming Association (AGA) today released a comprehensive set of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Best Practices to guide the efforts of casinos to protect the U.S. financial system and our national security from money laundering and other forms of illicit finance. TheAGA’s Best Practices for Anti-Money Laundering Compliance are the result of more than a year of work to identify and …

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