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Entertainment Gaming Asia announces construction of Dreamworld Poipet is underway

31 August 2012

HONG KONG -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Entertainment Gaming Asia Inc. (NYSE MKT: EGT) (“Entertainment Gaming Asia” or “the Company”), a leading gaming company focused on emerging gaming markets in Pan-Asia, today announced that it has commenced construction of Dreamworld Poipet, its slot hall development project in Poipet, Cambodia. Dreamworld Poipet, strategically located at one of Cambodia’s most significant border crossings with Thailand, will be a standalone slot hall constructed as an extension of an existing popular casino.

The $7.5 million internally funded project is expected to open in the first quarter of 2013. It is intended to measure approximately 16,000 square feet and feature a comprehensive suite of 300 high-quality gaming machine seats from leading manufacturers. These machines will include multi-player electronic tables and other top of the line slot machines to provide players a first class casino experience.

Also today, the Company announced that it has launched a Dreamworld Poipet Updates section on its corporate website to enable the investment community to track the development of this project. Please visit under the section entitled Dreamworld Projects where the Company will provide periodic updates and photos of the construction process for Dreamworld Poipet.

Clarence Chung, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Entertainment Gaming Asia, commented, “We are pleased to begin construction of our Dreamworld Poipet project. With a focus on providing quality gaming products, superior customer service and inviting atmosphere, we are dedicated to making Dreamworld Poipet a quality leader in this market. Our entrance into the established and growing gaming market of Poipet is a positive step in our strategy to become a leading developer and operator of regional casinos and gaming venues in Indo-China.

About Entertainment Gaming Asia Inc.

Entertainment Gaming Asia Inc. (NYSE MKT: EGT) is a leading gaming company in Pan-Asia engaged in the development and operation of casinos and gaming venues in the Indo-China region under its “Dreamworld” brand as well as the leasing of electronic gaming machines on a participation basis to the gaming industry. The Company also manufactures and sells RFID and traditional gaming chips and plaques to major casinos through its wholly-owned subsidiary Dolphin Products in Australia.

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