030415_JCMAGEMAGAGolf_300The gaming industry is invited to go to new heights in support of responsible gaming in the 17th annual AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global.

This year’s event takes place on Tuesday, April 28 on the legendary greens of Cascata in Boulder City, Nev. The tournament is one of the gaming industry’s most anticipated events of the year, and is expected to draw players from across the U.S. and from across the span of the industry.

Registration and sponsorship opportunities are available now. Registration is limited to the first 144 participants. Green fee is $700 per person, $1,400 for a twosome or $2,500 for a foursome. More information on registration and sponsorship is available by calling (702) 651-0000 or by visiting www.golf.jcmglobal.com.

The Golf Classic is a fundraiser in support of problem gambling research conducted by the National Center for Responsible Gaming. Over its history, the event has raised more than $1.4 million.

Returning as title sponsors are the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) and the American Gaming Association (AGA).

Geoff Freeman, President and CEO of the AGA, said, “The AGA is pleased to be a consecutive title sponsor of the Golf Classic. NCRG and the meaningful responsible gaming work they conduct on behalf of our industry is valuable. We invite the gaming industry to join the Golf Classic and support the ongoing work of the NCRG.”

”AGEM and our members look forward to this day every year and we’re proud of our collective role in assisting the NCRG and shining a spotlight on the industry’s commitment to responsible gaming issues,” AGEM Executive Director Marcus Prater said. “This event always brings together suppliers and operators for a day of fun for a very good cause.”

JCM Global produces and hosts the event. Company President Aki Isoi said, “We are taking things to new heights in the 17th annual golf classic, and we have created more opportunities than ever for sponsors to target their messages directly to our players, and more fun throughout the day for players. We expect this will be our most exciting tournament yet, and we are humbled to be a part of such a major undertaking.”

To date, sponsors of the 17th annual AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global include AGEM, AGA, JCM Global, Aristocrat, Caesars Entertainment, Casino Enterprise Management magazine, CPI, Konami and Scientific Games.