ALLIANCE GAMING SIGNS CONTRACT WITH FOXWOODS TO PROVIDE BALLY’S NEW SDS® SLOT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

LAS VEGAS
March 15, 2001 

    Alliance Gaming Corp. (Nasdaq: ALLY) announced today that it has signed a contract with Foxwoods Resort Casino to provide the world’s largest casino with its SDS® slot management system from Bally Gaming and Systems.

    Preliminary work on displacing the current system has already begun and the implementation of SDS on the more than 6,000 slot machines at the Mashantucket, Conn., property is expected be complete by this fall. 
    “We believe SDS is the foundation layer needed to support the slot floor of the future and we value the long-term commitment Foxwoods has made to Bally Gaming and Systems,” said Robert Miodunski, President and Chief Operating Officer of Alliance Gaming.
    “Foxwoods looks forward to the full implementation of SDS and being able to offer our players exciting promotional opportunities and expanded customer service,” said Bob Sheldon, Foxwoods’ Chief Operating Officer. “It is very important that Foxwoods remains on the leading edge of technology and SDS gives us the innovation we need going forward.”

    The new SDS Version 8 software provides Foxwoods with the full suite of financial reporting tools and includes technology for creating a cashless environment utilizing both ticketing and electronic funds transfer (EFT).
    Recognized as the industry leader with more than 140,000 machines and 145 casino customers worldwide, the SDS product line offers slot machine cash monitoring, accounting, security and maintenance capabilities, enabling operators to accurately analyze performance and accountability.

    Bally Gaming and Systems, a wholly owned business unit of Las Vegas-based Alliance Gaming Corporation, designs, manufactures and distributes advanced gaming devices and systems worldwide. Additional information on Bally Gaming and Systems can be found at www.ballygaming.com

    Alliance Gaming is a diversified gaming company with headquarters in Las Vegas. The Company is engaged in the design, manufacture, distribution and operation of advanced gaming devices and systems worldwide, and is the nation’s largest gaming machine route operator and operates two casinos. Additional information about the Company can be found on the Alliance Gaming Web site at www.ally.com
 
 

     This news release may contain “forward-looking” statements within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and is subject to the safe harbor created thereby. Such information involves important risks and uncertainties that could significantly affect the results in the future and, accordingly, such results may differ from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Future operating results may be adversely affected as a result of a number of risks that are detailed from time to time in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Investor and Media Contact: Robert L. Saxton
Alliance Gaming
(702) 270-7600


 

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