Widener University sponsors Pennsylvania Gaming Congress

18 October 2006

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – (PRESS RELEASE) -- Widener University and its
acclaimed School of Hospitality Management will be the Diamond Sponsor of
the 3rd annual Pennsylvania Gaming Congress, conference organizers
announced today.

Widener University will participate in the prestigious conference to
showcase its Casino, Hotel, Gaming and Racing Industry concentrations - and
demonstrate its commitment to providing educational leadership for the
emerging Pennsylvania gaming industry.

"As Pennsylvania's leading provider of management education for the
Casino, Hotel, Gaming and Racing industries, Widener is pleased to be an
important sponsor of the Pennsylvania Gaming Congress and to contribute to
this growing segment of the economy," said Nicholas J. Hadgis, Ph.D., Dean
of the School of Hospitality Management at Widener.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress, scheduled for March 12-13, 2007, at
the Whitaker Center and Harrisburg Hilton, attracts more than 400 gaming
operators, slot manufacturers, regulators, analysts, attorneys, architects,
bankers, public officials and other industry-related professionals from
more than 25 states. The conference will commence with a cocktail
reception, followed by an intensive, daylong conference program that
includes a "State of Gaming in Pennsylvania" keynote address from Thomas A.
Decker, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

"The Pennsylvania gaming industry will experience rapid growth over the
next three years. Widener University is committed to serving the
educational and training needs of the industry, and the Pennsylvania Gaming
Congress is committed to providing industry professionals with a
first-class forum for analysis, instruction and networking. Having Widener
on board is a natural affiliation," said conference producer Joseph
Weinert, Vice President of Spectrum Gaming Group.

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