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Galaxy Macau shows confidence in Aristocrat with majority market share

16 May 2011

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Asia's leading slot machine provider, Aristocrat, unveiled its latest innovation, the VIRIDIAN Widescreen cabinet as well as a diverse game portfolio at the opening of Galaxy Macau.

Aristocrat has secured well over 60 percent of the slot installation on the gaming floor at Galaxy Macau in Cotai, which opened on May 15, 2011. The newest destination resort is predicted to attract millions of visitors to Macau every year.

David Punter, General Manager Asia Pacific, said Aristocrat is committed to maintaining its market dominance in Asia through its broad range of market specific products for the region.

"Not only has Aristocrat secured the majority of slot machines in the main gaming floor of Galaxy Macau, this is the highest market share of any casino opening in Asia and we are very proud to be a part of what will be one of the finest destinations in Cotai, Macau," Mr. Punter said.

Galaxy Macau™ will unveil Aristocrat's best performing Asian titles including 5 Dragons, 50 Dragons, 50 Lions, Choy Sun Doa, Fortune King, 100 Dragons -- FaFaFa Hyperlink and Yellow Dragon Hyperlink -- all benefitting from the advanced technological capabilities offered by VIRIDIAN WS.

Powered by the GEN7™ platform, the VIRIDIAN WS provides players with 24 percent more graphics area, high resolution graphics, enhanced stereo sound and is an example of how Aristocrat is leveraging the latest technology to deliver a more dynamic player experience.

"We are excited about the gaming experience that this product portfolio will bring to the gaming floor at Galaxy Macau.

"We believe our VIRIDIAN WS cabinet, new product categories, a solid games library, and innovative product packages, will deliver the performance and diversity customers and operators will be looking for from the new casino," added Mr. Punter.

The mass gaming hall of the Galaxy Macau stretches the entire length of the casino at almost 300 meters (1,000 feet) long with 15-meter (50-feet) high ceilings and is lined with boundless retail delights and restaurants.

Galaxy Macau also includes three of Asia's finest hotel brands, provides more than 50 restaurants and bars, offers extensive in-house entertainment across multiple live stages and clubs and features a spectacular 52,000-square-meter Grand Resort Deck where a 350-ton white sand beach frames the 4,000-square-meter Skytop Wave Pool, generating waves that will reach as high as 1.5 meters.

"Aristocrat is extremely proud to be associated with the Galaxy Entertainment Group and looks forward to a spectacular opening for one of the finest properties to open on the Cotai strip," concluded Mr. Punter.

Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX: ALL) is a leading global provider of gaming solutions. The Company is licensed by more than 200 regulators and its products and services are available in over 90 countries around the world. Aristocrat offers a diverse range of products and services including electronic gaming machines, interactive video terminal systems and casino management systems.

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