New Jersey Gov. McGreevey Honored at Mid-Atlantic Gaming Congress

26 March 2002

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey –(Press Release) -- New Jersey Gov. James E. McGreevey will receive the 2002 Fleet Bank Award for Career Achievement at the 6th Annual Mid-Atlantic Gaming Congress. The governor is expected to detail his administration's gaming policies at the prestigious event. The Mid- Atlantic Gaming Congress will be held May 22, 2002, at the newly renovated Historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

``We are very proud that the governor selected the Mid-Atlantic Gaming Congress as an effective forum in which to outline his policies and views on the gaming industry,' said Lloyd D. Levenson, senior partner in the Atlantic City law firm of Cooper Perskie April Niedelman Wagenheim & Levenson, P.A., who is one of the conference's organizing producers.

The Mid-Atlantic Gaming Congress is one of the most important events on the casino industry calendar, and is a key forum for public and private sector leaders to chart the future of the casino industry.

``Fleet is pleased to continue its support for the Mid-Atlantic Gaming Congress,' said Douglas Kennedy, Vice Chairman, Fleet Bank New Jersey. ``The gaming industry is a significant driver of the economy in Southern New Jersey, and plays a major role in stimulating job creation and business growth throughout the state. Fleet's long relationship with the gaming industry underscores its confidence in our ability to provide the innovative financing solutions it needs to support and expand its development throughout the state.'

Other speakers will include leading regulators, Wall Street analysts and chief executives from many of the world's most important gaming companies.

Organizing sponsors of the conference are: Michael Pollock's Gaming Industry Observer, an award-winning newsletter and research service that tracks trends that impact the gaming industry; the law firm of Cooper Perskie April Niedelman Wagenheim & Levenson, P.A., an Atlantic City firm with one of the world's leading gaming practices; Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, which has an international reputation for academic excellence; and the accounting firm of Ernst & Young, LLP, recognized for its expertise in gaming and entertainment.

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