Industry leaders speak at East Coast Gaming Congress

29 March 2007

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey – (PRESS RELEASE)-- The convergence of gaming
and leisure will be in the spotlight when two nationally prominent leaders
in these fields co-present at the 11th annual East Coast Gaming Congress,
April 30-May 1 at the Atlantic City Convention Center.

Sharing their vision on "Gaming and Leisure Trends" will be Gary
Loveman, Chairman, CEO and President of Harrah's Entertainment, the world's
largest gaming company; and Peter Yesawich, Chairman and CEO of Yesawich,
Pepperdine, Russell and Brown, a marketing agency that has built a
well-earned reputation as one of the leading sources of insight on consumer

"Gary Loveman and Peter Yesawich are two visionaries in the converging
worlds of gaming and leisure, in addition to being gifted public speakers.
Together, they will share their data, insight and analysis. Attendees can
expect to be enlightened and entertained by this fast-paced, information-
packed presentation," said Michael Pollock, Managing Director of Spectrum
Gaming Group, a conference co-producer.

Nearly 500 industry professionals are expected to attend the East Coast
Gaming Congress, which covers gaming operations and trends from Maine to
West Virginia to Florida. The program features a CEO roundtable, a panel of
four leading Wall Street analysts, presentations by the three largest
Indian gaming operators in the East, a special presentation on the "new
Atlantic City" and a keynote luncheon with New Jersey Governor Jon S.

The complete roster of speakers and agenda - as well as registration at
early-bird rates - is available at

The conference kicks off with an April 30 golf outing at Atlantic City
Country Club, followed by an evening reception at the 40/40 Club. The
conference program follows on May 1.

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