Eleven Casinos Sign with Global Payments - Saturday 17th of December 2005

ATLANTA, Georgia – Global Payments Inc.(NYSE: GPN), a leader in both payment processing and gaming cash accessservices, today announced that eleven more U.S. casinos have signed contractsfor Global's VIP LightSpeed(R) suite of cash access products.

The followingcasinos will use VIP LightSpeed products, which include VIP Preferred(R)check-cashing services, PlayerCash @dvantage(R) credit and debit card cashadvance services, and the recently-launched ATM Cash @dvantage(R) product,which allows gaming patrons to initiate electronic check transactions at theATM without casino cage assistance: Blue Water Resort & Casino in Parker,Arizona; Black Oak Casino in Tuolumne, California; Sterling Casino Lines inCape Canaveral, Florida; Meskwaki Casino & Hotel in Tama, Iowa; White OakCasino in Deer River, Minnesota; Palace Casino & Hotel in Cass Lake,Minnesota; Northern Lights Casino in Walker, Minnesota; Tahoe Biltmore Lodge &Casino in Crystal Bay, Nevada; Winners Hotel & Casino in Winnemucca, Nevada; R& L's Express Casino & Lounge in Winnemucca, Nevada; and Shoalwater Bay Casinoin Tokeland, Washington.

Already a leader in the gaming industry, Global Payments continues toenhance its position in the gaming cash access services market with theannouncement of these new relationships. "We are excited to provide ourservices to the eleven gaming establishments in these seven states and areextremely pleased with the rapidly expanding acceptance of our LightSpeedproducts nationwide," said Senior Vice President of Global Payments GamingServices, Dean DeCristoforo.

VIP LightSpeed is an Internet-accessible, PC-based platform that providescash access services for traditional and electronic check cashing, ATM checkcashing, credit and debit card cash advances, player histories and creditreports. In addition, VIP LightSpeed provides a full spectrum of managementreporting tools that speed the processing of transactions and reduce the riskassociated with check-cashing and cash advance services.

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