New properties showcased at Pennsylvania conference

24 January 2008

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Five prominent gaming
executives will discuss the performance and plans for the newest or
in-development casinos at the 4th annual Pennsylvania Gaming Congress &
Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum, February 25-26 at the Whitaker Center and
Harrisburg Hilton.

The Pennsylvania gaming industry has been growing rapidly since its
inception 15 months ago, with three properties having opened in the last 11
months, another scheduled to open next month, and three more scheduled to
open in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh in the next two years.

"We have brought together top executives from five of these properties
to provide updates on the status of their operations and projects and
analyze the outlook for their properties and the Pennsylvania market in
general," said panel moderator Marie J. Jones, a Fox Rothschild partner and
member of the firm's gaming practice.

Confirmed speakers on the panel include:

-- Joseph D'Amato, CEO, Mount Airy Casino Resort

-- Edson R. Arneault, Chairman, President and CEO, MTR Gaming Group

-- Robert DeSalvio, President, Sands BethWorks

-- Jim Dougherty, General Manager, Foxwoods Philadelphia

-- John Finamore, Senior Vice President, Regional Operations, Penn
National Gaming

Registration for the 4th annual Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-
Atlantic Racing Forum is available at early-bird rates at The Harrisburg Hilton is offering a special
"Pennsylvania Gaming Congress" room rate by calling 1-800-HILTONS.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum will
feature dozens of expert speakers and a Luncheon Keynote Address by William
P. Weidner, President and Chief Operating Officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp.,
whose company is building a destination gaming resort in Bethlehem, PA.

The event begins with the opening day racing program, followed by an
evening cocktail reception. The next day, attendees gather for the
intensive, daylong gaming conference. (The conference is approved by the
Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 7.0 substantive credits.)

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum is
produced by Spectrum Gaming Group, an independent 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; FutureLogic; Gaming Industry Observer; Global
Gaming Business; IEP; International Game Technology; JCM Global; Label
Rite; LPCiminelli; MEI; Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs; South Jersey
Industries; Slot Manager; SOSH Architects; Top Flight Media; US Bank;
Widener University; WMS.

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