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Bally Technologies, Chickasaw Nation sign deal

15 March 2007

LAS VEGAS, Nevada –- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI) announced today it has signed an enterprise-wide contract with the Chickasaw Nation to provide an expansive range of Bally slot and casino management systems and bonusing technology in more than 8,000 gaming machines in 17 locations along the Interstate 35 corridor of southeastern Oklahoma.

After the decision to replace its current systems provider and a thorough competitive review, the Chickasaw Nation selected a full complement of Bally Slot Management Systems (SMS(TM)) / Casino Management Systems (CMS(TM)) technologies, Bally Power Bonusing(TM) solutions, eTICKET(TM) cashless functionality and interactive iVIEW displays for a large portion of their casino floors. Bally will also provide custom technology development that will allow the Chickasaw Nation to seamlessly integrate Class II and Class III machines.

The Chickasaw Nation operates gaming centers in 13 counties in south-central Oklahoma and offers full casino destinations at the Riverwind Casino in Norman and the WinStar Casino in Thackerville, both with more than 2,200 electronic games. The Chickasaw Nation plans to utilize Bally technology to introduce a common player's club across all of its locations. The Bally solution will also allow the locations to offer their players Bally Power Winners(TM), a configurable random progressive jackpot technology that rewards players using their player's club cards.

The Chickasaw gaming locations are expected to "go live" with the various Bally technologies over the next 18 months.

"The stability and reputation of the Bally products were the key drivers of our decision," said Rob Jacks, CIO, of the Chickasaw Nation Division of Commerce. "We see our business continuing to expand over the years and we wanted a business partner who has a proven track record of providing solutions to large casino enterprises. The Bally SMS / CMS solution will offer a solid foundation for us to add Bally's player-centric bonusing tools to further enhance our market-leading position."

"The Chickasaw Nation is the perfect partner and its Oklahoma enterprise is a great way for Bally to showcase the flexibility of our technology for small and large casinos, both Class II and Class III," said Derik Mooberry, Vice President of Systems Sales, West Region. "Oklahoma is clearly becoming a major domestic gaming market and we're pleased customers are recognizing the strength of both our games and systems."

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