25th Annual AGEM & AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global Raises $200,000.00 for International Center for Responsible Gaming

More than $2.8 million raised over event’s history

LAS VEGAS (June 26, 2024) – The 25th annual AGEM & AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global was an enormous success, raising $200,000 for the International Center for Responsible Gaming (ICRG). Over its history, the event has raised more than $2.8 million to support the ICRG’s research into problem gambling.

The Golf Classic marked its silver anniversary on the legendary greens of Shadow Creek Golf Course in North Las Vegas and attracted a sell-out crowd of players representing nearly all facets of the gaming industry, including land-based gaming operators, equipment manufacturers, regulators, online gaming, lottery, and sports betting companies.

ICRG President Art Paikowsky said, “We are so grateful to the many companies who have supported the golf tournament and we are especially grateful to JCM Global for the tremendous leadership that they have given to this event since inception. These funds will support ICRG’s research and education efforts that will serve to inform legislators, regulators and the media to assure that they make informed decisions and will enable us to continue to provide opportunities to make sure that information is disseminated broadly. Thanks to support from our donors, 30 studies are currently underway.”

Title and presenting sponsors were the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM), the American Gaming Association (AGA), and JCM Global.

Other sponsors included Ainsworth, Aristocrat Gaming, Caesars Entertainment, Catapult Global, Everi, FanDuel, Fantalooks, Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), Gary Platt Manufacturing, Gasser Chair, GGB Magazine, ICE Barcelona 2025, IGT, Indian Gaming Trade Show & Convention 2025, James Industries, Kirk Hendrick, Konami, Light & Wonder, MGM Resorts, Novomatic Americas, Patriot Gaming & Electronics, Pavilion Payments, Red Wagon Institute, The US Playing Card Company, and Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel.

JCM SVP – Sales, Marketing & Operations Dave Kubajak said, “Our heartfelt thanks go to each of our players and sponsors who made this event such a resounding success as they united in support of ICRG and their research into responsible gaming. It is exciting to see companies who are competitors leave all that behind for a day and unite as one industry to support a cause that is important to the future of this industry and to all of us as individuals.”

The ICRG encourages individuals to consider including them in their annual charitable giving. For more information, please visit ICRG.org.