SOURCE: JCM Global

JCM Global

August 13, 2015 11:00 ET

Gaming Industry Raises $140,000 to Benefit NCRG at 17th Annual AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Aug 13, 2015) - The gaming industry went to new heights and raised $140,000 to support responsible gaming at the 17th annual AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global.

More than 144 players from across the gaming industry spectrum participated in the tournament on the perfect and legendary greens of Cascata in Boulder City, Nev. Money raised supports research conducted by the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG). Over its history, the event has raised more than $1.45 million for the NCRG.

"The NCRG is immensely grateful to AGEM, AGA and JCM Global for their continuing support of research that will lead to effective prevention and treatment of gambling disorder," said Christine Reilly, NCRG Senior Research Director. "We salute all of the companies and individuals that sponsored the 2015 golf classic."

Returning as title sponsors were the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) and the American Gaming Association (AGA). Other Sponsors included Ainsworth, Aristocrat, Caesars Entertainment, Casino Enterprise Management Magazine, CPI, GLI, Global Gaming Expo, Hikam America, Konami, JCM Global, the National Indian Gaming Association, Patriot Gaming, Scientific Games, VSR Industries and WaffleTechnology.

Next year's tournament will be held April 26, 2016 at Cascata. You can tee-up to fight problem gambling anytime by visiting www.NCRG.org or visit www.golf.jcmglobal.com for tournament information.

About the National Center for Responsible Gaming
The National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) is the only national organization exclusively devoted to funding scientific research on gambling disorders. Founded in 1996 as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, the NCRG is the American Gaming Association's (AGA) affiliated charity. For more information, visit www.ncrg.org.

About AGEM
AGEM is a non-profit international trade association representing manufacturers and suppliers of electronic gaming devices, systems, table games, online technology, key components and support products and services for the gaming industry. AGEM works to further the interests of gaming equipment suppliers throughout the world. Through political action, regulatory influence, trade show partnerships, educational alliances, information dissemination and good corporate citizenship, the members of AGEM work together to create benefits for every company within the organization. Together, AGEM has assisted regulatory agencies and participated in the legislative process to solve problems and create a business environment where AGEM members can prosper while providing a strong level of support to education and responsible gaming initiatives. For more information, visit www.AGEM.org

About the AGA
The American Gaming Association (AGA) is the premier national trade group representing the $240 billion U.S casino industry, which supports 1.7 million jobs in 40 states. AGA members include commercial and tribal casino operators, suppliers and other entities affiliated with the gaming industry. It is the mission of the AGA to be the single most effective champion of the industry, relentlessly protecting against harmful and often misinformed public policies, and paving a pathway for growth, innovation and reinvestment.

Join JCM on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

About JCM Global
JCM Global is the world's leading transaction technologies supplier for the banking, retail, kiosk and gaming industries. With unsurpassed service and support, JCM Global is trusted by operators, manufacturers and integrators on six continents. Its extensive line of award-winning products set global standards with ground-breaking products like the iVIZION®, Universal Bill Acceptor (UBA®) and Vega-RC™ bill validators, Intelligent Cash Box (ICB®), FutureLogic's GEN2® and GEN2 Universal® printers, Ticket2Go™, TableXchange® and PromoNet® systems products. For more information, visit JCM Global's 24-hour tradeshow at www.jcmglobal.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Paul Speirs-Hernandez
    Steinbeck Communications
    +1 (702) 413-4278
    Email Contact
    @steinbeckcomm