Speakers announced for Pennsylvania conference

13 February 2007

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania –- (PRESS RELEASE) -- A special panel of legal,
regulatory, industry and government speakers will share their expertise
with vendors seeking to do business with Pennsylvania casinos at the 3rd
annual Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Racing Forum, March 12-13 at the
Harrisburg Hilton and Whitaker Center.

The emerging Pennsylvania gaming industry offers myriad opportunities
for businesses small and large. But making the connection with casinos can
be complicated. "Vendor Workshop: Making the Connection with Gaming
Operators" will guide vendors through the process.

"Vendors will be doing hundreds of millions of dollars worth of
business with Pennsylvania casinos. The experts on our panel will provide
the vital instruction and insider tips for vendors seeking to capitalize on
the state's fast-growing gaming industry," said panel moderator Marie J.
Jones, a Fox Rothschild LLP partner who represents vendors who do business
with casinos before the Pennsylvania and New Jersey gaming boards.

"In addition, we will point out the special opportunities for Minority
and Women Business Enterprises," Jones said.

Among the panel speakers are:

-- Susan Hensel, Director of Licensing, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

-- Melonease Shaw, Consultant, SugarHouse Casino

-- Peter Speaks, Pennsylvania Deputy Secretary and Special Advisor to the
Governor for Minority, Women-Owned and Disadvantaged Business

-- John Wallis, Vice President for Procurement, Eastern Division,
Harrah's Entertainment

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Racing Forum is a first-class
conference that annually attracts more than 400 attendees, including casino
executives, equipment manufacturers, analysts, investors, public officials,
attorneys, regulators and other industry-related professionals.

The conference program features a Keynote Luncheon with Pennsylvania
Gaming Control Board Chairman Thomas A. Decker, a session with top
executives from all six licensed racinos, a panel of four of Wall Street's
premier analysts, an analysis of slot machine performance, a special
presentation on casinos and land-use fights, and a forum dedicated to the
racing industry.

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