Officials to Speak at Florida Gaming Summit

20 September 2006

HOLLYWOOD, Florida – (PRESS RELEASE) -- Three officials who play
critical roles in the growing Florida gaming market will be keynote
speakers at the 2nd annual Florida Gaming Summit, Oct. 16-17 at the
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino here.

Hollywood Mayor Mara Giulianti, whose city is home to two casinos and
one racetrack, will keynote the Opening Reception. Mayor Giulianti will
discuss the challenges and opportunities of expanded gaming in both
Hollywood and in neighboring communities.

James F. Allen, CEO of Seminole Gaming, will deliver the Conference
Keynote Address. The Seminole Tribe owns and operates six casinos in
Florida and has become one of the most successful gaming operators in the
United States.

Bernard Goldstein, Chairman and CEO of Isle of Capri Casinos Inc., is
the Keynote Luncheon speaker. Under Mr. Goldstein's direction, Isle of
Capri Casinos was instrumental in legalizing racetrack gaming in Broward
County. The company has become one of the 10 largest publicly held gaming
companies in the country.

"The participation of these three prominent officials is testimony to
the importance of the Florida Gaming Summit. We are gratified that they
will play central roles in this prestigious conference," said Charles
Anderer, Director of Trade Events for Ascend Media Gaming Group, conference

The Florida Gaming Summit kicks off with an Oct. 16 reception, followed
by a daylong program that examines gaming's place in tourism, politics, the
region, and Indian tribes.

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