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AGEM, AGA and JCM Global Announce 14th Annual Golf Classic in Their "Drive for $1 Million"Having Raised Nearly $950,000 to Date, May 1 Event Will Push for $1 Million Raised in Support of National Center for Responsible Gaming (March 12, 2012)
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 03/12/12 -- To date, the AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global has raised nearly $950,000 in support of the National Center for Responsible Gaming. Now, organizers are announcing the 14th annual event, the "Drive for $1 Million."
This year's Golf Classic takes place May 1 on the award-winning greens of Cascata in Boulder City, Nevada. In addition to a day on the incredibly beautiful course, participants will have an opportunity to play in the "Drive for $1 Million Shoot-Out," where a hole-in-one awards $1,000,000 in cash.
The "$20,000 Three-Putt Challenge" gives players a chance to sink three putts and win $20,000. There are also two hole-in-one chances to win a new car. Raffles and a BBQ complete the day's events.
"We are a short putt away from reaching an incredible milestone of raising $1 million for the NCRG's vitally important work. We invite the entire industry -- suppliers, operators and affiliate vendors -- to join us in our 'Drive for $1 Million,' and put us over the top," said event producer Tom Nieman, VP of Marketing for 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 golf.jcmglobal.com.
Sponsored by the AGEM and the AGA, the AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global is a fundraiser for NCRG, the only national nonprofit organization dedicated to funding research on gambling disorders and increasing awareness about responsible gaming.
Other sponsors include Aristocrat, Bally Technologies, Caesars Entertainment, Casino Enterprise Management Magazine, Gaming Laboratories International, GPI, Hikam America, KicTeam, Konami, MEI, Nanoptix, Patriot Gaming and Reed Expo. Sponsorship opportunities remain available.
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.
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 www.agem.org.
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 www.americangaming.org.
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 www.jcmglobal.com.
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