Gaming Associations

American Gaming Association

The AGA is a resource for information on the issues that affect the commercial casino industry. The website contains a variety of gaming research, links to responsible gaming initiatives and related associations.

Colorado Gaming Association
Contact:  Peggi O’Keefe

The Colorado Gaming Association (CGA), formerly known as the Casino Owners Association of Colorado, is the only statewide nonprofit association representing the interests of the Colorado commercial casino industry.

Illinois Casino Gaming Association
Contact: Tom Swoik, Executive Director

The Illinois Casino Gaming Association (ICGA) is a nonprofit organization representing the riverboat gaming industry in Illinois. The ICGA’s members are active corporate citizens who provide a huge boost to local and state economies.

Iowa Gaming Association
Contact: Wes Ehrecke, CAE

The Iowa Gaming Association is comprised of 17 commercial riverboat, racetrack and land-based casinos across Iowa . Its purpose is to promote the benefits of Iowa ‘s casino gaming industry as a viable part of the state’s economy and adding value to the entertainment and tourism industries.

Louisiana Casino Association
Contact: Wade Duty, Executive Director

The Louisiana Casino Association is a statewide trade organization of casino gaming operators and related professionals and serves as the industry’s resource information center.

Michigan Gaming
Contact: Robert R. Russel, II

Since 1997, the Michigan Gaming website has been a comprehensive resource regarding gaming in the state of Michigan.

Mississippi Gaming & Hospitality Association
Contact: Larry Gregory

The Mississippi Gaming Association exists to promote and defend the interests of the Mississippi gaming tourism industry and its employees. The gaming tourism industry includes casino properties, casino hotel suppliers, and other businesses that cater to gaming tourists around the state.

Missouri Gaming Association
Contact: Michael Winter, Executive Director

The Missouri Gaming Association promotes the benefits of casino gaming. As the unifying force in promoting Missouri’s gaming industry, MGA helps casino companies and their business allies operate and grow responsibly in today’s challenging legislative, regulatory, and legal environment.

Nevada Resort Association
Contact: Virginia Valentine

The Nevada Resort Association (NRA) monitors government and regulatory activities in Nevada and adopts and advocates policies regarding state gaming issues. In addition to the direct contributions gaming makes each year to support Nevada’s services and programs through taxes, gaming and the more than 250,000 people it employs make significant charitable contributions each year.

Casino Association of New Jersey
Contact: Terry Glebocki

The Casino Association of New Jersey (CANJ) is a trade organization that provides a collective voice for the Atlantic City casino industry by facilitating the exchange of information and ideas between our industry, small businesses, AC stakeholders and the general public. The CANJ consistently advocates for legislation and initiatives that support the ongoing revitalization of Atlantic City into a world-class destination resort.