Aristocrat Names New Director - Wednesday 29th of March 2006

LAS VEGAS – Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. todayannounced that 27-year gaming industry veteran Tommy Florio has been namedDirector, Multi-Station Gaming to lead the Company's emerging multi-stationgaming device business in North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

Florio will develop and execute strategic sales plans and initiatives forAristocrat's new multi-station gaming business, focusing initially onAristocrat's portfolio of Interblock multi-station gaming devices. Aristocratobtained rights to distribute this line exclusively in North America afteracquiring a 50 percent interest in Electroncek, a Slovenia-based manufacturerof electro-mechanical multi-station gaming products marketed under the brandname Interblock. The Interblock portfolio includes Roulette, Dice, Sic Bo,Baccarat, and Bingo/Keno multi-station games. He will also focus onopportunities to place PokerTek's interactive, electronic PokerPro(TM) pokertable game into casinos in the Caribbean and Latin America. Aristocratrecently acquired an equity interest in the Charlotte, N.C.-based company.

For the past three years, Florio has served as Aristocrat's Sales Director Eastern Region. He and his team have significantly grown Aristocrat'smarket share in casinos throughout eastern Canada, the eastern United States,and the Caribbean.

"The appointment of an executive of Tommy's caliber reflects Aristocrat'scommitment to broaden our product range from slot machines and casinomanagement systems into multi-station table games, offering gaming operators abroader range of gaming solutions," said Gavin Isaacs, President of AristocratTechnologies, Inc. "Tommy's years of gaming industry experience and strongcustomer relationships throughout the Americas will be key as we launch thisexciting new line of business."

Before joining Aristocrat, Florio served three years as Vice President ofSales for TCS of America, a gaming equipment supply company. Prior to that,he served four years as Director of Sales with Shuffle Master, Inc., asupplier of automatic card shufflers and proprietary table games. Previously,he held various management roles in gaming operations throughout North Americaincluding the Argosy's Bell of Sioux City, Trump Maria, the Golden NuggetAtlantic City, Showboat Atlantic City, Golden Eagle Canada, and the WinnavegasCasino.

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