Florida Gaming Summit keynotes named

27 August 2008

HOLLYWOOD, Florida -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- The 4th annual Florida Gaming
Summit will welcome keynote speakers James F. Allen and Steven A. Geller
when it convenes October 6-7 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino here.
Allen, Chief Executive Officer, Gaming Operations, for the Seminole Tribe
of Florida, and Geller, a well-known Florida State Senator, will address
hundreds of attendees at this popular event, including gaming operators,
regulators, investors, tribal gaming leaders, attorneys, architects,
vendors and other industry-related professionals.

"We are pleased to welcome back Jim Allen as a keynote speaker;
obviously the Seminoles continue to play a major role in gaming in
Florida," said Joseph Weinert, Senior Vice President of Spectrum Gaming
Group, co-producer of the Summit along with BNP Media. "And Sen. Geller has
been a very strong legislative advocate of gaming as a revenue source and
responsible public policy initiative. These two lead what is proving to be
an outstanding speaker lineup at this year's Summit."

Some 20 industry experts have been confirmed as speakers, and the
Summit has proven to be a popular forum to discuss the complex issues in
one of the country's most dynamic gaming markets.

Allen will serve as the keynote speaker the morning of Tuesday, October
7. He is a 27-year gaming industry veteran who developed and is responsible
for the operations of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casinos in Hollywood
and Tampa, Fla., and five other Seminole casinos in the state.

Geller will provide the luncheon keynote address at the Summit, also on
October 7. He has served as a state Senator for ten years, including the
past two as Senate Minority (Democratic) Leader. Previously, he was a
member of the Florida House of Representatives, and he also held the role
of President of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States for
12 years.

Complete conference details, including registration and travel
information, are available at Floridagamingsummit.com.

Florida Gaming Summit sponsors include Bally Technologies, Becker &
Poliakoff, Gaming Laboratories International, Greenberg Traurig, IGT, JCM
Global, Konami, South Jersey Industries, Suzo-Happ, TransAct Technologies
and US Bank.

Attendees can also explore the products and services offered by a
number of exhibitors. Confirmed to date are: Accuvant, Avatier, Aware
Digital, Axis, Buckhead Beef, CashCode, Dallmeier Electronics, Ewing Cole,
Global Casino Supply, KHS&S Contractors, New Orleans Promotions, NVT, South
Jersey Industries/Energenic and TekVisions.

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