The American Gaming Affiliation (AGA) named Bill Miller as a result of the group’s new president and chief govt officer on Tuesday, altering Geoff Freeman, and interim CEO Stacy Papadopolous.
The earlier Senior Vice President on the US Chamber of Commerce, spent the upper part of 20 years lobbying in Washington, most not too way back as a result of the Senior Vice Present at Enterprise Roundtable. Earlier to that, he was moreover a chief of staff for a Maryland congressional guide.
The hire is a stablizing switch for the AGA all through a development for the U.S. industrial taking part in market as a result of Supreme Courtroom docket’s May ruling that overturned a federal sports activities actions betting ban. A whole of 20 states seen revenue progress in 2017, and there in the meanwhile are seven states that present sports activities actions betting, with a dozen further considering it.
“I am honored to hitch a workforce with a well-earned reputation for advancing the on line on line casino gaming commerce’s legislative and communications priorities and addressing the issues that matter most to its members,” talked about Miller in a press launch. “Loads to the AGA’s credit score rating, it’s a distinctive time for gaming in America. The commerce is rising, acceptance of gaming as mainstream leisure has in no way been better and the options to proceed to advance gaming’s agenda are plentiful. I am eager to help lead the commerce on this subsequent interval.”
The AGA was primarily based in 1994 and led from its inception until 2013 by former Republican Celebration Chairman Frank Fahrenkopf. Freeman took the reigns until July of this 12 months, when he turned the CEO and President of the Grocery Producers Assocation.
Together with lobbying on behalf of the gaming commerce, and serving as an knowledge hub for commerical on line on line casino market information, the AGA moreover sponsors the World Gaming Expo (G2E).