Source: Bally Gaming & Systems
BETTY BOOP™ PROGRESSIVE HITS FOR FOR SECOND TIME IN MISSISSIPPI IN THE LAST 23 DAYS

GULFPORT, Miss
April 20th, 2001


    Bally Gaming and Systems, a leader in slots, video machines and casino management software for the global gaming industry, announced today that Boretha Ellison of Wiggins, Miss., won the latest instant-winner jackpot of $127,297.14 on the Betty Boop-themed wide-area progressive system Friday at Grand Casino - Gulfport.

    Ellison hit the jackpot on a quarter “Roaring 20s” game, one of seven distinct game versions in the Betty Boop’s Big Hit series. The payout marked the 51st time the Betty Boop progressive jackpot has hit nationally and the second time it has hit since Mar. 29 in Mississippi. The Betty Boop slots have now produced a total of $13,632,588 in top awards paid instantly to lucky players.

    In addition to the link in Mississippi, a national Native American link that includes Connecticut and California, a statewide link in Nevada and one in Atlantic City offer separate Betty Boop’s Big Hit wide-area progressive systems.

    Betty Boop’s Big Hit, the latest in entertaining, high-jackpot games on Bally Gaming’s Thrillions® wide-area progressive system, offers a $100,000 initial jackpot that increases in relationship to player wagering. The game is designed to produce frequent jackpots and immediate payment to winners.

    The first series of Betty Boop games are co-branded with Bally Gaming’s most popular games, including Blazing 7s and Roaring 20s. Betty Boop’s Big Hit also features Bally Gaming’s unique multi-denomination feature that enables games of different denomination to contribute to and compete for a common jackpot. 
 
    Bally Gaming and Systems, a wholly owned business unit of Las Vegas-based Alliance Gaming Corporation (NASDAQ: ALLY), designs, manufactures, operates and distributes advanced gaming devices and systems worldwide. Additional information on Bally Gaming and Systems can be found at www.ballygaming.com. Additional information on Alliance Gaming Corporation can be found at www.ally.com.
 

Betty Boop™  ©2001 King Features Syndicate, Inc / Fleischer Studios, Inc.
™ Hearst Holdings, Inc. / Fleischer Studios, Inc.

CONTACT: 
Marcus Prater, VP of Marketing
(702) 896-7828
praterm@ally.com


 

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