East Coast Gaming Congress adds producer

7 February 2007

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey –- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Vibrant Development Group,
a leader in conceiving and developing retail, dining and entertainment
destinations, has joined the East Coast Gaming Congress as an organizing

The 11th Annual East Coast Gaming Congress, which attracts about 500
casino industry professionals, will be held April 30-May 1, 2007, at the
Atlantic City Convention Center.

Vibrant, based in Philadelphia, works with gaming companies,
developers, professional sports teams, and the public sector on conceiving
and developing destination development projects centered around a core mix
of restaurants, shops and entertainment venues. Among many other projects,
Vibrant played a leading role in developing The Quarter, the successful
expansion to the Tropicana Casino Resort here.

"We are thrilled to participate in planning an event that has such a
rich tradition as a forum for new ideas about the casino industry," said
Chuck Bragitikos, president of Vibrant Development Group. "Gaming has
become a core focus of our work, and we see incredible opportunities to
improve guests' experiences related to their retail, dining and
entertainment offerings."

"Vibrant is a quality firm, and everyone involved in this important
annual event is proud to be associated with them," said Thomas Sykes of the
architectural firm Sykes O'Connor Salerno Hazaveh (SOSH), another
organizing producer.

The East Coast Gaming Congress begins April 30 with a golf outing at
historic Atlantic City Country Club sponsored by Harrah's Entertainment and
an evening welcome reception, followed by a full day of conference sessions
at the Convention Center. Confirmed speakers include:

-- James Allen, CEO, Seminole Gaming

-- Peter Carlino, Chairman and CEO, Penn National Gaming

-- Jon Corzine, Governor of New Jersey

-- Kevin DeSanctis, Chairman and CEO, Revel Entertainment Group

-- Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr., President & CEO, American Gaming Association

-- Daniel Lee, Chairman and CEO, Pinnacle Entertainment

-- Gary Loveman, Chairman, President and CEO, Harrah's Entertainment

-- John O'Brien, CEO, Foxwoods Resort Casino

-- James Perry, CEO, Trump Entertainment Resorts

-- Keith Smith, President and COO, Boyd Gaming Corp.

Other experts will examine such issues as casino expansion in the East,
the competitive landscape, public policy, Wall Street's perspective and
Indian gaming.

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