Gaming and Technology Awards presented at G2E

18 July 2008

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- For the first time, the industry's
most prestigious technology awards will be presented at the industry's
largest and most important trade show and conference, Global Gaming Expo
(G2E). Global Gaming Business magazine has announced that the sixth annual
Gaming and Technology Awards will be presented at a special luncheon at the
G2E Training and Development Institute on Monday, November 17, 2008. G2E
runs from November 17-20, 2008 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Roger Gros, publisher of Global Gaming Business, says the new alliance
benefits both the awards program and G2E. "Global Gaming Expo is the place
where technology companies debut their new products and services," he says.
"By presenting the awards at G2E, the Gaming & Technology Awards are able
to convey 'Best of Show' winners never before possible at G2E."

Courtney Muller, the gaming industry vice president of Reed
Exhibitions, the organizer of G2E, says the presence of the awards program
makes it that much more important to attend the show. "The Gaming &
Technology Awards have long been recognized as the top honor for gaming
equipment suppliers," she says. "By partnering with Global Gaming Business
on this program, G2E will be able to recognize the most innovative and
progressive companies developing new technology today."



Nominations are now being accepted in four categories:

-- Best Consumer-Service Technology

-- Best Productivity-Enhancement Technology

-- Best Slot Product

-- Best Table-Game Product or Innovation

Judges for the awards are: Claudia Winkler, president, GHI Solutions
Inc. in Las Vegas; Rob Russell, gaming analyst, Regulatory Management
Counselors, P.C.; James Wortman, director of the Gaming Education and
Research Institute, at the University of Houston's Conrad N. Hilton
College; Charles Lombardo, consultant and former vice president of slot
operations for Seminole Gaming; and Peter Johns, director of slot
operations, casino division for MGM Grand Macau.

Deadlines: Companies wanting to participate must submit a nomination
form. Please submit a nomination form and no more than one page of
marketing material (MS Word document or PDF) to the Global Gaming Business
offices by October 3, 2008. Judges will evaluate the nominees and winners
will be announced at the Gaming & Technology Awards program at G2E on
Monday, November 17, 2008.

Submit your nominations to Global Gaming Business via email to Sales
Director David Coheen (dcoheen@ggbmagazine.com), via fax at 702-248-1567 or
via mail at 6625 S. Valley View Blvd. Suite 422, Las Vegas, NV 89118.


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