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United States
American Gaming Association
Gaming Standards Association (GSA)
Prior to April 2001 the GSA was known as GAMMA.
Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM)
North American Gaming Regulators Association
Casino Management Association
Status unknown.

State Associations
California - California Gaming Association
Colorado Gaming Association
Illinois Casino and Gaming Association (ICGA)
A not-for-profit organization representing eight of nine riverboat gaming operations in Illinois.
Casino Association of Indiana
Iowa Gaming Association
Casino Association of Louisiana
Mississippi Casino Operators Association
Missouri Gaming Association
Montana Gaming Group
Nevada Resorts Association
Casino Association of New Jersey (CANJ)
Pennsylvania Casino Association
South Dakota
Deadwood Gaming Association
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Texas Gaming Association
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Recreational Gaming Association of Washington

National Association of Casino Party Operators - Fun Casinos !
American Greyhound Track Operators Association

U.S. - Indian Gaming
National Indian Gaming Commission
National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)
Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA)
California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA)
Minnesota Indian Gaming Association (MIGA)
Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA)
Washington Indian Gaming Association (WIGA)


Pan European
European Casino Association (ECA)
European Gaming and Amusement Federation (EUROMAT)
Formerly called the European Federation of Coin Machine Associations.
Federation of European Bingo Associations (FEBA)
The European Sports Security Association (ESSA)
European Gaming & Betting Association (EGBA)

Austria Österreichischen Buchmacherverbande
Belgium -
Bulgaria Bulgarian Gaming Association of Manufacturers and Operators (BTAGI)
Denmark Dansk Automat Brancheforening
Denmark Danish Casino Association
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Estonia Estonian Gambling Operators Association (EGOA)
France Le Syndicat des Casinos Modernes
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Germany Deutsche Spielbanken Interessen und Arbeitsgemeinschaft (DESIA)
Germany Deutscher Buchmacherverband
Great Britain British Casino Association (BCA)
The BCA was wound up in March 2009 and replaced by the National Casino Industry Forum
Great Britain National Casino Industry Forum (NCIF)
Established in 2009 with the aim of promoting a positive agenda for a well regulated, socially responsible and economically sustainable British casino industry.
Great Britain The GREaT Foundation
Formerly known as the Responsibility in Gambling Trust.
- Responsible Gambling Fund
- Responsible Gambling Strategy Board
Great Britain Casino Operators Association (C.O.A.UK)
Great Britain British Amusement and Catering Trades Association (BACTA)
Great Britain Association of British Bookmakers
Greece Hellenic Casino Association
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Holland Van Speelautomaten
Dutch Amusement Industry Association
Hungary Hungarian Gambling Association (MSZSZ)
Ireland Gaming and Leisure Association of Ireland (GALA)
Established April 2006.
Ireland Irish Gaming & Amusement Association (IGAA)
Formerly Irish Amusement Equipment Association.
Malta Malta Remote Gaming Council (MRGC)
Romania Asociatia Organizatorilor de Cazinouri din Romania (AOCR)
Romanian Casino Association
Spain Asociasión Española de Casinos de Juego
Spanish Casino Association
Spain Confederación de Asociaciones y Federaciones de Empresarios del Recreativo (COFAR)
Switzerland Schweizer Casino Verband (SCV)
Swiss Casino Federation.


Canadian Gaming Association
Launched 1st June 2005.
Ontario Charitable Gaming Association (OCGA)
Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA)

Australia & NZ
Australasian Casino Association (ACA)
Gaming Technologies Association (GTA)
Formerly the Australasian Gaming Machine Manufacturers Association.
Australian Gaming Council
National Association for Gambling Studies - Australia
Charity Gaming Association - New Zealand

Russian Association for Gaming Business Development (RARIB)
Gaming Business Association (ADIB)

Goa - Association of Offshore Casino Operators
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Goa - Casino Association of Goa
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Korea Casino Association
Macau Gaming Operators Association
Chamber of Macau Gaming Operators
Formed in February 2009 to represent the interests of the 6 casino licence holders. Stanley Ho was elected the first Chairman.
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Caribbean & Central America
Dominican Casinos Association
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Casino Association of South Africa (CASA)
CASA was established in 2003. Perhaps the only association representing casino operators on the African continent.
Association of Gaming Operators Kenya (AGOK)
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Central & South America
La Asociación de Permisionarios de Juegos y Sorteos de Mexico.
Asociación de Loterías, Quinielas y Casinos Estatales de Argentina
Latin American Gaming Association (ALAJA)
Asociación Latinoamericana de Juegos de Azar
Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Internet & Online
Interactive Gaming Council (IGC)
Antigua Online Gaming Association (AOGA)
Remote Gambling Association
The Association of Remote Gambling Operators (ARGO) and the Interactive Gambling, Gaming and Betting Association (IGGBA) merged and became known as the Remote Gambling Association on 1st August, 2005.
e-Commerce Online Gaming Regulation and Assurance (eCOGRA)
Costa Rican Association of Electronic Gambling Businesses
Asociacion Costa Rican of Businesses of Bets Electronicas
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Curacao Internet Gaming Association (CIGA)
Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA)
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Malta Remote Gaming Council

World Lottery Association
The North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL)
European Lotteries and Toto Association

Player & Poker Associations
Gaming floor would very much like to hear from and include links to other player associations around the world.
Amateur Poker Association & Tour - U.K.
APAT held it's inaugural live event, the English Amateur Poker Championship, at the Broadway Casino in Birmingham on September 23rd & 24th, 2006.
Österreichischer PokerSportVerband
Austrian Poker Sport Association
European Poker Sports Association
Founded in March 2006 by Peter Zanoni the operator of the Concord Card Casino in Vienna.
Danish Poker Association - Dansk Pokerforbund
Danish Poker Union
German Poker Players Association
International Federation of Poker
Poker Players Alliance - U.S.
Schweizer Pokerverband
South African Poker Association (SAPA)
Formed in 2004 and representing the interests of South Africa's poker gaming community.
Poker Forum
Swedish Poker Federation - Svenska Pokerförbundet
Australian Punters Association
European Blackjack Players Association
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