LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Mar 20, 2014) - Players in the AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global are earning their "license to drive" at the 16th annual event. Organizers are celebrating 16 successful years of the high-profile affair with new challenges and more fun.

Event producer Tom Nieman of JCM Global said, "We're celebrating our 16th by giving players a 'license to drive' with two fun and challenging driving contests, chances to win a 4x4 truck, and a great day at one of the world's top courses. We are excited to welcome our players and sponsors and to raise a lot of money in support of the National Center for Responsible Gaming's important research."

This year's Golf Classic takes place April 29 on the award-winning greens of Cascata in Boulder City, Nevada. This year's event is more exciting than ever, with two "License to Drive" contests where organizers are giving away $8,400 in total cash prizes. Players will also have two opportunities (front/back) to win a 4x4 truck in hole-in-one contests, and there will be a wide range of terrific raffle prizes.

Proceeds benefit the National Center for Responsible Gaming. Registration is open now and is limited to the first 128 participants. Green fee is $700 per person or $2,200 for a foursome. Registration and sponsorship information is available by calling (702) 651-0000 or by visiting

Golf Classic title sponsors are AGEM and the 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 Aristocrat, Casino Enterprise Management magazine, CPI, Konami Gaming, GPI, Nanoptix and PayCheck 4™ Thermal Printer. Sponsorship opportunities remain available. To become a sponsor, contact JCM Global at (702) 651-0000.

To date, the AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global has raised more than $1.2 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 a non-profit 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. 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

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 transaction technologies supplier for the gaming, banking, retail and kiosk 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 tradeshow at

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