AGA Accepting Hall of Fame Nominations

The American Gaming Association is now accepting nominations for 2015 inductions into the Gaming Hall of Fame, to take place during G2E week.

Nominations for the 2015 Gaming Hall of Fame, a program sponsored by the American Gaming Association and its members, are now being accepted.


The Gaming Hall of Fame recognizes leaders who have made significant contributions and achievements in the gaming industry. This year’s event will take place in conjunction with Global Gaming Expo this fall in Las Vegas.


Nominations will be accepted in the following categories: Commercial Gaming; Tribal Gaming; Gaming Manufacturers; Industry Influencer; and Industry Pioneer.

Nominations should include the following:

• Name of nominee

• Contact information for nominee

• Category of nomination;

• Short bio or CV of the nominee (or a link thereto), highlighting his/her contributions to the industry

• Name of submitter

• Contact information for submitter

Nominations should be submitted to by Monday, August 10. For more information, contact Kate Carrigan, director of member events, 202-552-2682.

More than 80 gaming leaders have been inducted into the Gaming Hall of Fame since its inception in 1989. View the complete list of Gaming Hall of Fame members.

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