American Gaming Association to Discuss Supreme Court’s Decision To Hear New Jersey’s Sports Betting Challenge


HAPPENING NOW: American Gaming Association to Discuss Supreme Court’s Decision To Hear New Jersey’s Sports Betting Challenge

Supreme Court agrees to hear challenge to federal sports betting ban


June 27, 2017
CONTACT: Steve Doty
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Washington, DC – Following today’s decision by the Supreme Court, the American Gaming Association will hold a press call to discuss what the Court’s decision on New Jersey’s sports betting challenge means for the broader efforts to repeal the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). PASPA bans sports betting outside Nevada.  

     WHO:    Geoff Freeman, president and CEO, American Gaming Association;  
                    Michelle Minton, Competitive Enterprise Institute. 

     WHAT:    Press call to discuss Supreme Court’s decision on sports betting

     WHEN:   TODAYJune 27, 1:00 p.m. eastern

     WHERE:  Call-in details: (800) 553-0288 (no pass code required)        

About AGA: The American Gaming Association is the premier national trade group representing the $240 billion U.S. casino industry, which supports 1.7 million jobs in 40 states. AGA members include commercial and tribal casino operators, suppliers and other entities affiliated with the gaming industry. It is the mission of the AGA to be the single most effective champion of the industry, relentlessly protecting against harmful and often misinformed public policies, and paving a path for growth, innovation and reinvestment.