Nevada Gold Gets Temporary License - Wednesday 9th of August 2006

HOUSTON, Texas – Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (AMEX:UWN), today announced that the New York Lottery has approved a temporary license to operate video gaming machines at Vernon Downs Racetrack.

John Arnesen, President and Chief Operating Officer of Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc., said, ``The receipt of this license is another important step in the redevelopment and expansion of Vernon Downs' entertainment offerings. We believe the video gaming facility will be a significant draw for our guests, and as such we are pleased to announce the advancement of our licensing efforts. We continue to make progress in our efforts to open Vernon Downs and remain hopeful that we can introduce this new and greatly improved racing venue and resort to the region in the very near future.'

Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc., through its subsidiary Nevada Gold NY, Inc., owns a 40% interest in American Racing and Entertainment, LLC. American Racing owns 90% of Vernon Downs Acquisition, LLC, which owns the Vernon Downs Racetrack in Vernon, New York. The other members of American Racing are Southern Tier Acquisitions II, LLC, TrackPower, Inc. and Oneida Entertainment LLC, each holding 20% membership.

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