Colorado Isle of Capri Casinos GM Appointed - Thursday 9th of February 2006

BILOXI, Mississippi – Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) officials announced today the appointment of Michael S. Vautrin as vice president and general manager of the company's Black Hawk, Colo. properties: Isle of Capri-Black Hawk and Colorado Central Station. Robert Fiore will continue to serve in his role as regional vice president.

Vautrin joins Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. from Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., where he served as chief executive officer since 2001. Vautrin brings extensive gaming, marketing, food & beverage, and hotel experience, having held positions in Atlantic City and Tunica, Miss.

Vautrin holds a degree in accounting and business administration from Bryant College in Smithfield, Rhode Island.

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., a leading developer and owner of gaming and entertainment facilities, operates 15 casinos in 13 locations. The company owns and operates riverboat and dockside casinos in Biloxi, Vicksburg, Lula and Natchez, Mississippi; Bossier City and Lake Charles (2 riverboats), Louisiana; Bettendorf, Davenport and Marquette, Iowa; and Kansas City and Boonville, Missouri. The company also owns a 57 percent interest in and operates land-based casinos in Black Hawk (two casinos), Colorado. Isle of Capri's international gaming interests include a casino that it operates in Freeport, Grand Bahama, and a two-thirds ownership interest in casinos in Dudley, Walsall and Wolverhampton, England. The company also owns and operates Pompano Park Harness Racing Track in Pompano Beach, Florida.

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