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Miller bets economic message will win over casino critics

American Gaming Association CEO plans to use advocacy skills helping industry expand sports betting, fight illegal gambling

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April 26, 2019
By Walt Williams

Bill Miller is no stranger to leading large teams,  but he had had never been a trade group CEO before joining the American Gaming Association in January. His first instinct? Don’t rock the boat.

“I didn’t walk into AGA as, ‘Oh man, this is an association in great need of renovation or a teardown and rebuild,’” Miller told CEO Update during an interview at the association’s offices in Washington, D.C. “Oftentimes, that is the situation for the new CEO going into a trade association.”