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Century Casinos hosts poker tournament

9 June 2008

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNTY; Vienna Stock Exchange) announced today that its Century Casino & Hotel in Edmonton, Canada, will host the 1st Annual Celebrity Poker Tournament in support of the MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Society of Alberta on June 14, 2008.

This celebrity poker tournament will feature stars of Canada's most popular TV show "Corner Gas", namely Tara Spencer-Nairn and Lorne Cardinal. Other confirmed celebrities include former Edmonton Eskimo Football Great Singor Mobley, as well as Playboy model and WWE Diva Rochelle Loewen.

Local media will also be represented including CISN morning man Sean Burke along with local poker legend Sandra Sperounes from the Edmonton Journal, and Gene Principe from Sportsnet, the commentator of the world-famous hockey team, the Edmonton Oilers.

The tournament is limited to 77 entries and commences at 2:00 p.m. MDT on June 14 in Century Casino's new 24 hour poker room. On the day of the tournament, a silent auction will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. MDT to raise funds in support of the MS Society. In addition, a portion of the registration fees will be donated directly to the MS Society.

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