The AGA Might Be Closer To Shifting Its Online Gambling Position With New Members

Written on:April 1, 2018
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Neutral Online Gambling

The nature of casino gaming in the United States is driven by a powerful trade association, the American Gaming Association. This has also overseen, historically, the nature of online gaming activities. And this has been one which has sown controversy within the AGA membership, specifically regarding online poker, as well as online casino games. This has caused the AGA to be neutral for a number of years on the issue from an official perspective. However, it seems that that stance might be changing.

Key Takeaways:

  • The AGA has the difficult task of bringing together competing businesses to benefit the gaming industry as a whole.
  • AGA membership has been dominated by land-based casino interests but recently added members include several companies involved in online gaming.
  • The stated AGA position of neutrality on online gaming has become shaky with the addition of new members but that position hasn’t changed yet.

“Online poker and casino has been such a hot-button issue among AGA members that the organization decided to rescind its support of legal, regulated online gambling in 2014.”

Read more: https://www.onlinepokerreport.com/29432/agas-online-gaming-position/

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