Progressive Gaming International Appoints New CFO - Monday 19th of June 2006

LAS VEGAS Progressive Gaming International Corporation (NASDAQ: PGIC), (the Company) a leading provider of diversified technology and content products and services used in the gaming industry worldwide announced today that it has appointed Heather A. Rollo to the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Michael A. Sicuro has stepped down as the Company's Chief Financial Officer for personal reasons and to pursue other interests. Mr. Sicuro will remain as an advisor to the Company to assist in transitional matters.

Ms. Rollo joined the Company in February 2005 as Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to joining the Company, she served in the gaming industry for nine years through her experience in public accounting and employment with a casino operator. From 2004 through 2005, she was employed as a senior audit manager at Ernst & Young LLP. From 2003 through 2004, she served as the Director of Accounting at Ameristar Casinos, Inc. For the period from 1998 through 2003, she served in various audit and consulting roles at Deloitte and Touche LLP and Arthur Andersen. Ms. Rollo holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a Masters in Accountancy from Southern Utah State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

President and Chief Executive Officer Russ McMeekin stated: "We are pleased to be able to promote an outstanding individual to this mission critical position from within our organization. Heather has made significant contributions in the finance and accounting areas of our organization since her arrival last year and has been a key component of our strategy of maintaining a solid bench and continuing to enhance the human capital throughout the Company."

McMeekin continued: "Michael's contributions have been instrumental in building our team, including recruiting and positioning Heather, and providing us the platform to have the opportunity to achieve our long term growth objectives. While we will miss him as a part of our team, we respect his decision. He will continue to be a valued shareholder and we wish him well in the future."

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