Costa Rica Marriott Hosts IGCE - Sunday 29th of January 2006

HATBORO, Pennsylvania – The International Gaming Conference& Expo (IGCE), to be held April 9th-11th at the Costa Rica Marriott, a four-star resort in San Jose, Costa Rica, will feature a keynote address by thePresident of one of the leading public gaming companies in the world.Bill Huntley, President of Scientific Games,will provide a state-of-the-industry address, outlining how Scientific Gamesviews the interactive gaming market, while considering expansion into sportsto complement their current leadership position with regards to horse racing.

While leading international public companies have been hesitant to date totake the leap into worldwide interactive gaming, Scientific Games - a globalmarketing and technology leader in the lottery, pari-mutuel, andtelecommunications industries - is initiating a different public stance, andis choosing the forum of IGCE to announce and expound upon their plans.

"We're thrilled to have the head of a notable public gaming giant such asScientific Games keynoting the IGCE," said Christopher Dauer, Director ofConferences for The Sports Network, the developer of the IGCE. "This is aglobally recognized organization that has tempered its direct dialogue withthe interactive gaming industry until now, advantaging IGCE as a forum throughwhich to explain its own plan while engaging in an anticipated Q&A exchangewith attendees following the keynote address."

IGCE, whose major sponsors presently are BetCRIS, Scientific Games andWSEX, will gather together gaming attorneys, investors, analysts, legislators,regulators, marketing firms, advertisers, sportsbook operators, paymentprocessors, as well as technological and software firms. The comprehensiveIGCE program will examine online gambling, poker, bingo, skill games, sportscontent, horse racing, land-based competition, gaming platforms, technology,international legal and regulatory issues, marketing/brand awareness, paymentsolutions, Asian and European markets - the appeal of soccer, cricket, rugbyand other sports, the public desire for mahjong/backgammon/casinogames/virtual horse racing and much more.

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