“When Good Deeds Equal Good Business” An AGEM Presentation on Responsible Gaming. Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM).
AGEM recognizes that problem gambling is a societal issue that cannot be ignored. As the leading trade organization representing manufacturers of gaming equipment for entertainment purposes, AGEM feels that it is incumbent upon all stakeholders in the gaming industry to take a pro-active approach to problem and underage gambling. Therefore, it is AGEM’s mission to promote responsible gaming to all industry employees, customers and the public at large, as well as to support those agencies and programs committed to researching, preventing and treating problem gaming.
Words Of Wisdom“Gambling addiction doesn’t come in machines any more than alcoholism comes in bottles. It comes in people.”
Reese Middleton, Executive Director, Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gambling
“On the Shoulders of Merton” – American Behavioral Scientist, July 2004
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