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American Gaming & Electronics Opens Chicago Office

27 June 2000

CHICAGO, June 27 (Press Release) -- Wells-Gardner Electronics Corporation (Amex: WGA - news) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, American Gaming & Electronics, (AGE) has opened a new sales and service office in Chicago, Illinois.

``Our new Chicago office is expected to generate between $1.5 and $2 million on an annual basis, when it is at full capacity,'' said Mark Komorowski, President of AGE. ``This office will handle the parts and service needs of over 100 casinos in Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan. The office will be headed by Mike Mazzaroli, the former General Manager of Mazzco, Inc.''

``American Gaming & Electronics is continuing to perform on both a sales and earnings basis far above expectations,'' noted Anthony Spier, Wells- Gardner's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. ``This is another building block in our strategy to increase market share by expanding locations to service the gaming market. We are continuing to expand our distribution capabilities and expect to open more locations.''

The company's new Chicago office is located at the company's headquarters at:

2701 N Kildare Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60639

Telephone: 1-888-GET-MAZZ or 1-773-292-5600

American Gaming & Electronics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wells-Gardner Electronics Corporation, acquired in January, 2000. The company sells parts and service to over 500 casinos in North America with offices in Las Vegas and Reno, NV; Egg Harbor Township, NJ; Hollywood, FL; and now Chicago, IL. It also sells refurbished gaming machines on a global basis as well as some brands of new gaming machines in New Jersey and Connecticut.

Founded in 1925, Wells-Gardner Electronics Corporation is a distributor and ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of color video monitors, video liquid crystal & plasma displays, coin doors, coin mechanisms and other related distribution products for a wide variety of markets including, but not limited to, gaming machines, coin-operated video games, leisure and fitness, automotive, display, intranet, medical, service and video walls. Earlier this year, the company acquired American Gaming and Electronics and formed a joint venture to manufacture video monitors in Malaysia.

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