Gaming Partners Present at ICE - Monday 23rd of January 2006

Gaming Partners International Corporation today announced that it will presentand participate in the International Casino Exhibition (ICE) in London,England from January 24-26, 2006. The Company also reported that it isexpanding production at facilities in France and Mexico.

The Company a leading manufacturer and supplier of casino table gamesupplies under the brand names Bourgogne & Grasset, Bud Jones andPaulson will have its sales team at ICE next week to showcase a broad rangeof well known chips, plaques and jetons, all of which can be produced withRadio Frequency Imbedded Devices (RFID). GPI owns several internationalpatents and several other patent applications on RFID embedding technologies.Live presentations of some of the latest RFID readers and software for RFIDchips will be held throughout the show.

The Company announced that, along with the state-of-the-art RFID chips, itwill be displaying several types of readers for use in casino operations, invarious formats, capable of being configured and installed at variouslocations, including: cashiering points, on tables for quick verifications,embedded in float trays on all table games enabling instant authentication andreconciliation of floats, in cages, vaults, or near the pit bosses.

Separately, Gerard P. Charlier, President and CEO commented, "Due to thevery large backlog of production, previously disclosed in the company's thirdquarter Form 10-Q at September 30, 2005, we have greatly expanded our Frenchproduction unit to accommodate all of the Bourgogne & Grasset chip, plaque andjeton orders. As of November 4, 2005, for orders expected to be filled in2006, our backlog for 2006 was already approximately $20 million, primarilydue to casino growth in Macau and increased demand for RFID gaming chips.Production capacity and efficiency have been significantly increased bybuilding extensions, investments in new very high-tech machinery and runningthree shifts in order to accommodate the increased demand for RFID andnon-RFID chips."

"At the same time we keep increasing our production capacity of RFIDPaulson chips from our facility in Mexico and of Bud Jones chips in Las Vegas,as the U.S. market is also getting larger and larger," the Gaming Partners CEOsaid.

Charlier continued: "After the success of the 2005 Global Gaming Expo heldthis past September 2005 in Las Vegas, the increase in RFID orders, and thesignificant growth of our backlog, we fully expect that this ICE presentationwill be an even greater success for us. Our significant backlog includes largeorder quantities of RFID chips, which demonstrates market acceptance andvalidates the technology in gaming chips for use in table games and provides aworking, cost effective and readily available management tool."

With respect to RFID gaming chips, Charlier noted that "the company holdsthe exclusive license until 2015 on two patents owned by IGT and ShuffleMaster for the sale and use of RFID gaming chips and readers in the UnitedStates for chip tracking purposes. We maintain our very active developmentprogram designed to strengthen and expand our leadership position in this keyproduct segment."

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