Gaming education focus of Pennsylvania conference

5 February 2008

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- The role of education in
shaping Pennsylvania's rapidly growing gaming industry will take center
stage at the 4th annual Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing
Forum, February 25-26 at the Whitaker Center and Harrisburg Hilton.

The gaming industry has evolved from the days where the path to
management began with a front-line position and on-the-job training. Today,
higher education and outside training in specialty schools and classes are
grooming candidates for careers in the gaming industry. Esteemed educators
with expertise in the gaming and hospitality industries will participate in
an informative and lively discussion, and they will provide tips on how you
can benefit. Confirmed speakers include:

-- Jane Bokunewicz, MBA, Instructor, Hospitality Program, Drexel

-- Mark Borger, M.Ed., Executive Director, Penn Center for Workforce
Development, Harrisburg Area Community College

-- Nicholas Hadgis, PhD, Dean, School of Hospitality Management, Widener

-- David G. Martin, PhD, Dean, College of Business, Bloomsburg University
of Pennsylvania

-- Israel Posner, PhD, Executive Director, Stockton Institute for Gaming
Management (SIGMA)

Hundreds have already registered to attend the Pennsylvania Gaming
Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum. Registration is still available at
early-bird rates by visiting A special room rate
is available at the Hilton by calling 1-800-HILTONS.

The two-day conference includes a racing program, gaming program,
evening cocktail reception, Luncheon Keynote Address by Bradley H. Stone,
Executive Vice President of Las Vegas Sands Corp. -- and outstanding
networking opportunities. Attorneys take note: The conference is approved
by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 7.0 substantive

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum is
produced by Spectrum Gaming Group, the world's foremost research and
professional services firm, and presented by Fox Rothschild, a full-service
law firm with one of the country's largest gaming practices.

Other sponsors include All Star Incentive Marketing; Bally
Technologies; Casino Career Institute; Casino Journal; Cope Linder
Architects; FutureLogic; Gaming Industry Observer; Global Gaming Business;
IEP; IGT; JCM Global; Label Rite; LPCiminelli; MEI; Mohegan Sun at Pocono
Downs; South Jersey Industries; Slot Manager; SOSH Architects; Specialized
Products Inc.; Top Flight Media; US Bank; Widener University; WMS.

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