LAS VEGAS, NV – The 24th AGEM & AGA Golf Classic presented by JCM Global raised $180,000 for the International Center for Responsible Gaming (ICRG). Including this year’s donation, the event has raised more than $2.6 million to support the ICRG and its research into problem gambling.
“I would like to express my deep appreciation for our incredible partnership with JCM Global and our esteemed title sponsors, AGA and AGEM,” said Art Paikowsky, President of ICRG. “The success of this event, with the support of our sponsors, has resulted in astonishing results year after year. These funds will be crucial in advancing our mission of funding scientifically based research to provide valuable insights to the industry, regulators, legislators, and the media.”
The event was supported by 144 players and 16 corporate sponsors. Operators, suppliers, and independent test labs nationwide united to make the event successful, highlighting their shared commitment to the ICRG’s mission.
Title and presenting sponsors were the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM), the American Gaming Association (AGA), and JCM Global (JCM). Sponsors included Aristocrat Gaming, Everi, ICE London 2024, Light & Wonder, Novomatic Americas, Patriot Gaming, and Red Wagon Institute, among others.
“We are grateful to the individuals and companies across the industry who support the ICRG through the annual Golf Classic,” said Dave Kubajak, JCM’s SVP of Sales, Marketing & Operations. “At JCM, we are honored to produce the tournament and the generous support from our players and sponsors enables us to continue to do that.”