Gaming CEOs Speak At ECGC

3 May 2006

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey -– (PRESS RELEASE) -- Five of gaming's most
influential chief executives will share the same stage when they discuss
critical industry issues at the 10th annual East Coast Gaming Congress, May
22-23 at the House of Blues in Atlantic City.

The Congress' "Industry Leaders Forum" provides a unique format in
which the CEOs address attendees on a key topic of their choice, then
engage in a roundtable moderated by American Gaming Association President
Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr. Participating in this signature event are:

* James Allen, CEO, Seminole Gaming

* Peter M. Carlino, Chairman & CEO, Penn National Gaming

* Gary Loveman, Chairman, CEO & President, Harrah's Entertainment

* James B. Perry, CEO & President, Trump Entertainment Resorts

* Keith E. Smith, President & COO, Boyd Gaming

"The East Coast Gaming Congress has become one of the industry's most
important and visible platforms for chief executives. Attendees can expect
to be enlightened and to be challenged by their thought-provoking
discussion," said Michael Pollock, Publisher of the Gaming Industry
Observer newsletter, a conference co-producer.

The East Coast Gaming Congress program also features four compelling
panel discussions involving Wall Street analysts, nongaming developers, New
Jersey regulators, and East Coast operators and legislators. The conference
kicks off with a Monday evening cocktail reception at the House of Blues
Foundation Room.

New this year, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in alliance
with Spectrum Gaming Group will launch SIGMA. SIGMA is a certification
program that teaches the skills needed to succeed as a manager in the
gaming industry. In coordination with the East Coast Gaming Congress, SIGMA
will assign 4 credits to event attendees toward the management

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