FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 8th, 2006

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
P.O. Box 69060
Harrisburg, PA 17106-9060

CONTACT

Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey (717) 346-8321

PA Gaming Control Board Releases List of 9 New Manufacturer Applicants

HARRISBURG: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today released a preliminary list of the nine entities and associated applicants that submitted applications for licensing as manufacturers of slot machines and associated equipment during the second phase of applications for these licenses. The deadline for application submissions for this phase was Feb. 28, 2006.

The Board will update this list periodically as additional information becomes available.

The Board received 13 applications for manufacturer licenses during its first phase of submissions. It approved six licenses on Feb. 28, 2006, and seven applications are pending.

A list of entities and individuals who were part of the first phase of the process also appears at the end of this release.

PDF Phase II applicants