Isle of Capri Casinos Reports Exec Appointment - Monday 19th of June 2006

BILOXI, Mississippi – Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) officials announced today the appointment of Douglas Shipley as corporate vice president of racino operations based in Pompano Beach, Fla. Shipley's initial responsibilities will be the opening and operations of the Pompano Park racino.

Shipley brings more than 26 years of experience in the gaming industry to Isle-Pompano along with expertise in racino management. He began his gaming career as an accounting manager in Atlantic City, N.J.; moving on to Lake Tahoe, Nev., where he held a variety of management and leadership positions including financial controller, and director of food & beverage. His career path continued with responsibilities in Laughlin, Nev., as well as several additional gaming companies. In 2003, he was appointed president and CEO of Cascade Entertainment Group and most recently served as corporate vice president of gaming with Delaware North Companies based in Buffalo, New York.

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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