VendingData to Acquire Casino Chip Maker - Wednesday 26th of April 2006

LAS VEGAS – VendingData(TM)Corporation (Amex: VNX), announced today that it has entered into a bindingLetter of Intent to acquire the manufacturing operations and all remainingintellectual property of Melbourne, Australia based Dolphin AdvancedTechnologies Pty Ltd., as well as its wholly-owned subsidiaries(collectively, "Dolphin Products"). Under the terms of the proposedtransaction, Dolphin Products will mainly receive stock for its company, inaddition to a small amount of cash. Dolphin Product's CEO, William Purton,will be given a seat on VendingData(TM)'s Board of Directors. Thetransaction is expected to close during the third quarter of 2006 and issubject to legal and regulatory due diligence. Details of the acquisitionwill be forthcoming in an SEC Form 8-K to be filed by VendingData(TM)Corporation at the market close today.

In a move designed to re-affirm VendingData(TM)'s on-going commitmentto achieving market leadership by expanding its business model, CEO MarkNewburg commented on the strategic step, "Our goal has been consistent; weare intent on adding to our product line, building upon our valuablepatented IP and establishing strategic partnerships. The Dolphin Productsacquisition provides us with a potential flow of future intellectualproperty, while now delivering the most promising product, the Dolphin HighFrequency RFID Chip, this company has ever launched. We have had a mutuallybeneficial working relationship with Dolphin for quite some time, and thisacquisition is the next logical step as we continue to work together todevelop products for the industry. I look forward to Bill joining our Boardand becoming a key member of the team as we map the future direction forthe company."

Over the past ten years, Dolphin Products has been designing andmanufacturing casino chips for the casino industry and has become one ofthe five largest international suppliers of chips to casinos such as Crown,Star City, Grovenor and Stanley Group. Dolphin also has designed keyproducts included in the VendingData(TM) portfolio, such asDeckChecker(TM), Dolphin RFID Casino Chips, ChipWasher(TM) and theDeckSetter(R), planned for 2007 release. Dolphin Managing Director WilliamPurton commented on the move saying, "I am excited about this acquisitionand the opportunities it presents. I believe Dolphin's core business willintegrate smoothly with VendingData providing significant operatingefficiencies and by joining the Board, I will be able to focus on creatingnew technologies to enhance VendingData's product range."

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