LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Feb 19, 2013) - For 15 years, the annual AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global has been one of the premiere events in the gaming industry, and now the fun, high-profile event is back and better than ever as organizers celebrate 15 years of fun and fundraising.

This year's Golf Classic takes place April 30 on the award-winning greens of Cascata in Boulder City, Nevada.

"Thanks to our generous sponsors and players, to date we have raised more than $1 million for the important research of the National Center for Responsible Gaming. That's an incredible accomplishment, and there is still more work to be done. That's why we are inviting the industry to join us today as a sponsor or as a player. This fun event is one of the hottest tickets of the year, and we have a limited number of spots, so don't putter around; get in on the action now!" said event producer Tom Nieman of JCM Global.

Registration is open now and is limited to the first 128 participants. Green fee is $600 per person or $2,000 for a foursome. Registration and sponsorship information is available by calling (702) 651-0000 or by visiting

The Golf Classic title sponsors are the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) and the American Gaming Association (AGA). The event is presented by JCM Global and benefits the NCRG, the only national nonprofit organization dedicated to funding research on gambling disorders and increasing awareness about responsible gaming.

Other sponsors include Ainsworth Game Technology, Aristocrat Technologies, Bally Technologies, Caesars Entertainment, Casino Enterprise Management Magazine, Gaming Partners International, Gaming Laboratories International, G2E/Reed Exhibitions, Hikam America Inc., Konami Gaming Inc., MEI Group, Nanoptix Inc. and Patriot Gaming & Electronics Inc. Sponsorship opportunities remain available. To become a sponsor, contact JCM Global at (702) 651-0000.

Over the past 15 years, the AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global has raised more than $1 million in support of the National Center for Responsible Gaming.

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

About AGEM
AGEM is an international trade association representing manufacturers and suppliers of electronic gaming devices, systems, table games, key components and support products and services for the gaming industry. AGEM works to further the interests of gaming equipment suppliers throughout the world. AGEM has assisted regulatory commissions 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 information, visit

About the American Gaming Association
The American Gaming Association represents the commercial casino-entertainment industry by addressing federal legislative and regulatory issues. The association also serves as a clearinghouse for information, develops educational and advocacy programs, and provides leadership on industry-related issues of public concern. For information, visit

About JCM Global
JCM Global is the world's leading supplier of innovative automated transactions solutions for the banking, gaming and retail 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®) and PayCheck 4™ thermal printer. For more information, visit JCM Global's 24-hour virtual tradeshow at

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