Casino design spotlighted at Pennsylvania conference

15 February 2008

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Five prominent experts will
discuss the latest gaming-industry trends and challenges in casino design,
architecture and construction at the 4th annual Pennsylvania Gaming
Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum, February 25-26 at the Whitaker Center
and Harrisburg Hilton.

Racinos and casinos have evolved from neon-clad boxes into some of the
most architecturally innovative structures in their communities - to the
point where both the exterior and interior design are eagerly awaited by
the public and sometimes the subject of government debate. In this session,
architects, designers and builders discuss the importance of designs, the
latest trends, construction issues, and the role of public policy in the
design and building of casinos.

Confirmed panelists include:

-- Floss Barber, CEO, Floss Barber, Inc.

-- D. Kirk Harman, President and Managing Principal, The Harman Group

-- Mark Ottman, Hospitality Design Leader, EwingCole

-- Kyle Tuttle, Senior Vice President, LPCiminelli

-- Jeff Wynkoop, Senior Associate, SOSH Architects

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum is a
two-day public conference where industry leaders, elected officials,
regulators, vendors and other industry professionals analyze the critical
issues impacting the gaming and racing industries. In addition, the event
offers outstanding networking opportunities. The conference is approved by
the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 7.0 substantive

Hundreds have already registered to attend the conference; registration
is still available at early-bird rates by visiting A special room rate is available at the Hilton
Harrisburg by calling 1-800- HILTONS.

The two-day event includes the first-day racing forum, full-day gaming
conference, evening cocktail reception, and Keynote Addresses by State
Senator Jeffrey E. Piccola and Bradley H. Stone, Executive Vice President
of Las Vegas Sands Corp.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum is
produced by Spectrum Gaming Group, the world's foremost research and
professional services firm, and presented by Fox Rothschild, a full-service
law firm with one of the country's largest gaming practices.

Other sponsors include All Star Incentive Marketing; Bally
Technologies; Casino Career Institute; Casino Journal; Cope Linder
Architects; EwingCole; FutureLogic; Gaming Industry Observer; Global Gaming
Business; IEP; IGT; JCM Global; Label Rite; LPCiminelli; MEI; Mohegan Sun
at Pocono Downs; Slot Manager; SOSH Architects; South Jersey Industries;
Specialized Productions Inc.; Top Flight Media; US Bank; Widener
University; WMS.

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