Conference Tackles Cashless, Regulatory, Marketing, Internet Issues

11 June 2001

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey – (Press Release) -- June 11, 2001 -- What roadblocks remain on the path toward cashless gaming? How will Internet gaming affect land-based casinos? How will regulators respond to emerging technologies?

These and other questions will be addressed June 28 at the Third Annual Technology and Gaming Conference in the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel. The conference is organized by Michael Pollock's Gaming Industry Observer and AQS2 - Advanced Quantitative and Strategic Solutions, LLC.

The keynote speaker is Joe Kaminkow, vice president of engineering and design at International Game Technology, the world's largest manufacturer of slot machines. Kaminkow is an innovator who has given life to slots that blur the lines between gaming and other forms of entertainment. From ``The Addams Family' to ``Little Green Men' and beyond, Kaminkow has helped foster an explosion in slot creativity. ``Joe Kaminkow's role at IGT is a case study in how to link technology and player appeal,' said Michael Pollock, event co-producer. ``He offers unique insights into the future of slots, largely because he will play a key role in shaping that future.'

``This conference will explore many critical issues. Anyone who needs to know how technology can -- and will -- impact the casino industry should attend,' said Cory Morowitz, chairman of conference co-host AQS2.

Gaming Industry Observer is an award-winning newsletter that tracks trends that impact the casino industry.

AQS2 provides the gaming industry with management consulting services and training in analytical techniques.

Panelists will include leading regulators, suppliers, industry executives and attorneys.

The conference's leading sponsor is Advanced Casino Systems Corporation

ACSC is a software development company specializing exclusively in casino data management. ACSC's system integrates player tracking, slot monitoring, marketing, accounting and hotel management in one customizable package, and offers direct mail and data warehousing services. The keynote speaker is sponsored by AC Coin and Slot Service Company, the Atlantic City and Caribbean distributor of IGT equipment and manufacturer of proprietary slots, table games, mill work, 3-D custom signage and seating. Jerry Seelig, executive vice president and general manager of AC Coin and inventor of the ``Slotto' slot machine, will also speak during the conference.

The Cashless Gaming panel is sponsored by Bally Gaming and Systems, manufacturer of the SDS Slot Data System.

Registration, which includes lunch and continental breakfast, is $95 per person. Tables of 10 are available for $750.

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