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Century Casinos applies for casino license in Vienna, Austria

10 June 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS , Colorado -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital MarketĀ® and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) announced today that the company applied for a Casino license at Hotel InterContinental in Vienna , Austria.

As one of at least four companies applying for the license, Century Casinos is managing a consortium of Austrian individuals, entrepreneurs and investors. A 26% share in and a management agreement with the newly established "Century Betriebs AG" makes Century the leader of the group. A decision to grant the 15-year license is expected in Q4 of this year. There is no assurance that the company will be granted the concession by the Austrian Minister of Finance.
The company expects "Century Betriebs AG" to invest approx. $18 million if the casino concession will be granted. The casino would be developed in an elegant retro 1960's style at the 450-room Hotel InterContinental, Vienna and target domestic and international tourists, business travellers, congress and convention guests as well as affluent domestic and European casino visitors. After a nine months construction period, the casino would offer approx. 300 slot machines and 25 gaming tables on a 16,000 square feet gaming floor. Hotel InterContinental is located in the city center of Vienna , within walking distance to famous places of interest and other luxurious hotels.

About Century Casinos, Inc.:
Century Casinos, Inc. is an international casino entertainment company that owns and operates Century Casino & Hotels in Cripple Creek and Central City, Colorado , and in Edmonton , Alberta, Canada and the Century Casino in Calgary , Alberta, Canada . The Company also operates casinos aboard twelve luxury cruise vessels (Regatta, Nautica, Marina, Riviera, Mein Schiff 1, Mein Schiff 2, Wind Surf, Wind Star, Wind Spirit, Seven Seas Voyager, Seven Seas Mariner and Seven Seas Navigator). Through its Austrian subsidiary, Century Casinos Europe GmbH, the Company holds a 66.6% ownership interest in Casinos Poland Ltd, the owner and operator of nine casinos in Poland . The Company also manages the operations of the casino at the Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa in Aruba , Caribbean . Century Casinos, Inc. continues to pursue other international projects in various stages of development.

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