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The American Gaming Association is pushing for a change in casino regulations to allow digital payments

June 17, 2020

To celebrate one and a half years of work, the The American Gaming Association (AGA) proposed a number of updated guidelines Facilitate the use of cashless payments.

The proposal is looking for Allow visitors to gambling establishments can pay via digital channels instead of just allowing physical fiat currency, said a statement Tuesday.

It is unclear whether AGA will contain cryptocurrencies under your reference for digital payments. Cointelegraph contacted AGA for comment, received no response at the time of this publication.

The public asks about other options

The American Gaming Association is pushing for a change in casino regulations to allow digital paymentsThe American Gaming Association is pushing for a change in casino regulations to allow digital payments

More than half of customers want other payment options. according to the statement:

“The proposal arises at the time that the majority (57%) of casino visitors they reported that last year the possibility of digital or contactless payments in casinos is important to them because of the pandemic COVID-19“”

According to what COVID-19 prevention measures became more important in March, and a large part of the world was digitized for work and other activities. The future of the physical use of cash still unclear in the light of recent events.

“A recent investigation by AGA found this 59% of casino visitors last year used less cash in their daily lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic, “the statement said.