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AmWest Offers Players Chance to Help TCA

Donations can be made directly or through AmWest player accounts.

Simulcast and online wagering provider AmWest Entertainment has announced it will offer players an option to donate to Thoroughbred Charities of America directly from their AmWager player accounts.

AmWest users can opt to donate to TCA via the funds management section within their AmWager accounts or by clicking on the TCA logo found on the dashboard within a player's account settings. Donations are deducted from the donor's AmWager account and submitted to TCA.

Donations received from AmWest players will be used for grant-making activities for Thoroughbred-related charities that have successfully met TCA's granting criteria. In 2013, TCA granted over $500,000 to 72 non-profit organizations.

"We are extremely grateful for AmWest's support of our efforts to provide assistance to Thoroughbreds and the people who work with them," said TCA executive director Erin Crady. "We hope that many horseplayers will show their support of TCA by using this easy donation mechanism."

"This opportunity for our organization and our players to contribute to the wonderful support that TCA provides for the post-racing care and retraining of so many of our sport's precious equine athletes is a commitment made with an enthusiastic spirit from all of us involved with AmWest," said Nelson Clemmens, AmWest Entertainment founder and chief executive officer.