Century Casinos Announces Extension of Agreement With Oceania Cruises Until 2012 - Tuesday 25th of October 2005

Century Casinos, Inc. (CNTY) announced today that it has extended the Casino Concession Agreement with Oceania Cruises, Inc. until the year 2012. Currently, the company operates the casinos on two of Oceania Cruises vessels and will commence casino operations on board a third vessel, the "Nautica" in late November of this year. In total, more than 200 gaming positions (Roulette, Blackjack, Poker and slot machines) will be available to Oceania Cruises guests on the three ships.

Oceania Cruises is a fast growing cruise line in the upper premium segment of the US cruise market. The ships "Regatta", "Insignia" and "Nautica" have a total capacity of 2,053 passengers and cruise on all seven seas.

Robin Lindsay, Senior Vice President of Oceania Cruises, on the contract extension: "We are happy to have secured the services of Century Casinos until 2012. A state-of-the-art casino operation is an essential part of our premium product, which is why we wanted to extend the agreement with Century Casinos for the long term."

Peter Hoetzinger, Co-CEO and President of Century Casinos, Inc., adds: "Oceania Cruises is a dynamic and fast growing company in the upper end of the US cruise ship market and an ideal partner for Century Casinos. We are delighted about the long-term nature of this agreement and the continued cooperation with Oceania Cruises."

About Century Casinos, Inc:

Century Casinos is an international casino company that owns and operates Womacks Casino and Hotel in Cripple Creek, Colorado; owns and operates The Caledon Hotel, Spa & Casino near Cape Town, South Africa; operates the casinos aboard the Silver Wind, Silver Cloud, Silver Whisper, The World of ResidenSea, and the vessels of Oceania Cruises; and owns 50% of, and provides technical casino services to the Casino Millennium in the Marriott Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic; and owns a majority interest in, and has begun construction on, casino and hotel developments in Central City, Colorado and Edmonton, Canada. The Company continues to pursue other international projects in various stages of development.

The address for the U.S. offices is 1263 A Lake Plaza Dr, Colorado Springs, CO, 80906. Telephone: (719) 527-8300. Fax: (719) 527-8301. E-Mail: investor@cnty.com. For more information about Century Casinos, visit the Companys web site at www.centurycasinos.com. Century Casinos common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market(R) under the symbol CNTY.

This release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Among the other important factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are economic, competitive, and governmental factors affecting the companys operations, markets, services and prices, as well as other factors detailed in the Companys filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent filings on Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8K. Century Casinos disclaims any obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by it or on its behalf.

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