The American Gaming Association (AGA) is a national trade group representing the $261 billion U.S. casino industry. The industry also supports 1.8 million jobs over 40 states. AGA members include commercial and tribal casino operators, suppliers and other entities affiliated with the gaming industry. The AGA often advocates for education, new regulations, or preventive measures as the gaming industry continues to evolve. They also work closely with legislative bodies to ensure sound policies in the regulation of the gaming industry. The association also holds various events, which is highlighted by the annual Global Gaming Expo held in Las Vegas.