Gaming Technology Summit Returns - Tuesday 12th of April 2005

One of the gaming industry's most exciting new conferences, Gaming Technology Summit, returns to the Green Valley Ranch in Las Vegas May 25-26, 2005, featuring a stellar lineup of keynote speakers and panelists:

* The CIO Coalition, featuring Marshall Andrew, Glenn Bonner, Tim Stanley. A group of top Gaming CIOs of the Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG) organization is moving forward to drive better technology into the gaming and hospitality business through the implementation of improved processes and frameworks for quality management and interoperability. This panel will be featured in the opening keynote session at 9 a.m. May 25. Andrew is the Vice President of IT and CIO, Station Casinos, Inc.; Bonner is the CIO of MGM Mirage; and Stanley is the CIO of Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.

* Robert G. Goldstein, President and CEO, Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, will provide the luncheon keynote on May 25; and

* Past and current Gaming Standards Association chairmen Gregg Solomon and Lyle Bell will unveil GSA's Best of Breed and System-2-System standards in the luncheon keynote on May 26.

Gaming Technology Summit addresses the critical role of technology throughout casino hotels and the demands it places on gaming professionals to learn new skills, integrate systems and make hardware and software investment decisions. It brings together gaming industry professionals to network, learn about new technologies and their applications in the industry, and confer about the trials and successes of these efforts.

More than 425 technology professional and vendors attended Gaming Technology Summit 2004 -- a 50 percent increase over the inaugural event in 2003, and industry support for this important event continues to grow. Sponsors for the 2005 GTS include Agilysys, Aristocrat Technologies, Cooper Levenson, Cyberview Technology, Konami, Oracle, SAS, Teradata, Vastech and WMS Gaming. Exhibiting companies include all the sponsors, plus Advanced Electronic Systems, Bally Gaming & Systems, Casino Data Imaging, Centra, IGT, InfoGenesis, Intrusion, Key Information Systems, Marshall Group, MICROS, Optelecom, Inc., Procera, Qualex, Smart Connect, Solutionary, VCAT and Vestcom.

Registration for Gaming Technology Summit is now available at a special early-bird rate of $745 per person. Groups of three or more people from the same address can register for $595 per person.

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