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American Gaming Association Hosts Get To Know Gaming Event at MGM National Harbor to Kick Off Responsible Gaming Education Week

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American Gaming Association Hosts Get To Know Gaming Event at MGM National Harbor to Kick Off Responsible Gaming Education Week
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Discussion will focus on the positive impact the gaming industry has on Maryland communities with a focus on the industry’s commitment to responsibility
Event will be livestreamed via
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As a part of its national Get to Know Gaming campaign, the American Gaming Association (AGA) will host a panel with regional gaming representatives, area community leaders and elected officials, and responsible gaming experts in a wide-ranging discussion on how Maryland gaming operators support responsible gaming and local communities.

The discussion will highlight the release of AGA’s Casino and Communities: Maryland research report, a look at how Maryland gaming operators invest in their communities and provide opportunities for economic development across the state.

The event kicks off Responsible Gaming Education Week, taking place Sept. 15-21, and will feature Maryland leaders offering perspectives on programming and resources to address and promote responsible gaming in the state.

 

The panel discussion will begin at 9 a.m. ET.

 

Who:                Rushern Baker, Former Prince George’s County Executive

The Honorable Anthony Brown, Member of Congress (MD-04)

Mary Drexler, Program Director, MD Center of Excellence on Problem Gaming

Melonie Johnson, President and COO, MGM National Harbor

Bill Miller, President and CEO, American Gaming Association

William Parker, Owner, The Parker K-9 Group

Carla Truitt, Owner, Be Clean Cleaning Services, Inc.

 

What:               Panel discussion on responsible gaming and the benefits of casino gaming to Maryland

 

When:              Monday, Sept. 16, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. ET

 

Where:             MGM National Harbor

Ballroom B

101 MGM National Ave
Oxon Hill, M.D. 20745

 

RSVP:              Media RSVP to joe@locuststreet.com

 

About AGA:

The American Gaming Association is the premier national trade group representing the $261 billion U.S. casino industry, which supports 1.8 million jobs nationwide. AGA members include commercial and tribal casino operators, gaming suppliers and other entities affiliated with the gaming industry. It is the mission of the AGA to achieve sound policies and regulations consistent with casino gaming’s modern appeal and vast economic contributions.

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Win Technologies USA Installs Wigos in Chickasaw Nation Casinos

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Win Technologies USA has installed its Wigos casino management system in the Ada Gaming Center and Megastar Casino of Chickasaw Nation.

The Ada Gaming Center is a casino located in Ada which offers 355 electronic games and two table games. Ada Gaming also offers a Players Club, Traditions Bar, and an attached Chickasaw Travel Stop.

Megastar Casino is located north of the Oklahoma-Texas border in Willis and offers over 650 electronic games. The casino boasts a Players Club, Kitchen 377, a bar area and is also attached to a Chickasaw Travel Stop.

“These are Win Technologies USA’s first CMS installations with the Chickasaw Nation, and we are honored to be working with this great team of dedicated gaming professionals,” Alex Alemany, President of Win Technologies USA said.

“Win Technologies USA provides us with a scalable, cost-effective casino management system with great technological innovation that doesn’t erode profitability. We are excited for the opportunity to grow our business using the Wigos CMS and look forward to working with Win Technologies USA on future projects,” Scott Emerson Executive Officer of Business Operations in the Chickasaw Nation Department of Commerce said.

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GAN plc: Internet Gambling Revenue of Pennsylvania Increases in August 2019

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GAN plc: Internet Gambling Revenue of Pennsylvania Increases in August 2019
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GAN plc has updated the market following the publication of Internet gaming and Internet sports betting financial information for August 2019 in Pennsylvania, by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB).

Internet Gaming Win was $6.3 million in August compared to $2.9 million in the prior sequential month, reflecting an increase of 118.6%. Total Internet Sports Wagering Handle was approximately $83.2 million in August compared to $39 million in July. Internet Sports Wagering Gross Revenues for the month of August were $6.3 million compared to $2.9 million in July.

Internet Sports Wagering Gross Revenues may vary from month to month due to the payouts for future events occurring months after the original wager was made and unredeemed winning wagers from prior months will become deductible upon redemption in future months.

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Boyd Gaming Appoints A. Randall Thoman to its Director Board

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Boyd Gaming Appoints A. Randall Thoman to its Director Board
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Boyd Gaming Corporation has appointed A. Randall Thoman to its Board of Directors.

Thoman is the principal of business advisory firm Thoman International LLC and is having more than 30 years of experience in large and complex public companies.

Thoman is currently a director board member of Southwest Gas Corporation and is the chairman of the board’s audit committee. He previously served on the boards of SLS Las Vegas and SHFL Entertainment Inc.

“With decades of experience working with public companies, including extensive audit committee expertise, Randy is an excellent fit for our strong Board of Directors. We are pleased to welcome Randy to the Board and look forward to working with him as we continue to successfully execute our long-term growth strategy,” Bill Boyd, Executive Chairman of Boyd Gaming said.

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