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Betty Boop Slots Payout More Than $800,000 Within 26 Hours

13 November 2001

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – (Press Release) --Nov. 13, 2001 -- The Veterans Day holiday turned into a big instant payday for a threesome of lucky winners at three separate East Coast casinos who were all playing the popular Betty Boop-themed progressive slots from Alliance Gaming Corporation's (Nasdaq: ALLY) Bally Gaming and Systems business unit.

In the span of just 26 hours, the slots featuring the renowned Roaring 20s cartoon flapper paid out $810,292.67 in payouts, marking the 71st, 72nd and 73rd times the Betty Boop-themed wide-area progressive jackpots have hit nationally.

To date, Betty Boop slots have now produced a total of $18,977,800 in top awards paid instantly to lucky players.

Cynthia Schwarzenbach of Schuylkill Haven, Pa., hit the first jackpot of $111,035.71 at 3:25 ET p.m. Saturday at Bally's Wild Wild West Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., on a quarter ``Roaring 20s'' game, one of 10 distinct game versions in the Betty Boop slots series. On Sunday at 4:02 p.m., a lucky player from Massachusetts hit the second jackpot of $593,964.49 on a quarter ``Roaring 20s'' game at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Mary Ellen Driscoll of Philadelphia hit the third Betty Boop jackpot of $105,292.47 on yet another quarter ``Roaring 20s'' game at 5:04 p.m. at Harrah's Atlantic City.

The jackpot at Foxwoods was the 11th time the Betty Boop progressive jackpot has hit at the popular Connecticut casino, producing $3,729,911 in instant-pay winnings for Foxwoods players.

``Betty Boop has been a strong game at Foxwoods ever since her debut here and we are proud to have more Betty Boop jackpot winners than any other casino location in the country,'' said Tony Celona, Vice President of Slot Operations for Foxwoods, the world's largest casino.

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