Florida Gaming Summit Planned for October

3 August 2006

HOLLYWOOD, Florida – (PRESS RELEASE) -- Just weeks before the expected commencement of racetrack gaming in Florida, hundreds of experts from the gaming industry, Indian country, state politics, tourism and law will converge Oct. 16-17 for the 2nd annual Florida Gaming Summit at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino here.

Florida Legislators Sen. Steven Geller and Rep. Ron Greenstein, Seminole Gaming CEO Jim Allen, Hollywood Mayor Mara Giulianti, Isle of Capri Casinos Chairman and CEO Bernard Goldstein, gaming attorney Alan Koslow, and Baha Mar President Don Robinson are among the many distinguished conference speakers.

The conference kicks off with an evening reception, followed by an intensive daylong program starting with a panel of executives from each of the four Broward County racetracks now preparing to start slot-machine operations. Other sessions include Indian Gaming Update; Gaming and Tourism: An Uneasy Mix?; Politics and Gaming in Florida; and Regional Gaming Overview.

"The Florida Gaming Summit will provide both an intensive analytical forum and valuable networking opportunities for anyone who might benefit from, or be impacted by, the Florida gaming industry," said Charles Anderer, Director of Trade Events for Ascend Media Gaming Group, conference co-producer.

"With state-regulated gaming about to commence in Broward County, the Florida Gaming Summit provides a timely forum to address the critical issues facing an industry that could become an economic powerhouse," said Joseph Weinert, Vice President of Spectrum Gaming Group, conference co-producer.

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