Century Casinos Exclusive Casino Operator for Windstar Cruises


    


    
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<p><span class="xn-location">COLORADO SPRINGS</span>, Colo., <span class="xn-chron">March 19</span> /CNW/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq and <span class="xn-location">Vienna</span> Stock Exchange: CNTY) announced today that the company entered into an exclusive, long-term agreement with Windstar Cruises (a division of Ambassadors International Cruise Group, LLC). Century Casinos has been selected by Windstar Cruises to operate the casinos on all cruise ships that Windstar Cruises currently operates and will put into service during the term of the agreement.</p>
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<p>Windstar operates three passenger cruise vessels (Wind Surf, Wind Star, Wind Spirit), offering small ship luxury cruises in the Caribbean, <span class="xn-location">Panama</span> Canal, <span class="xn-location">Costa Rica</span>, Greek Isles and <span class="xn-location">Europe</span>, as well as Transatlantic crossings. Casual elegance, open seating dining, five-star service and cuisine and enchanting cruise destinations are key features of the Windstar product.</p>
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<p>Century Casinos has significant experience in the operation of casinos in the luxury cruise ship segment and currently manages the casinos aboard the Silver Cloud, a six-star cruise ship of Silversea Cruises, the Mein Schiff, a four-star plus cruise ship of TUI Cruises as well as the casinos on all vessels of Oceania Cruises. For further information about Century Casinos' operations on cruise ships please visit the company's website under <a href="http://www.cnty.com/casinos/cruiseships/cruise-ships/">http://www.cnty.com/casinos/cruiseships/cruise-ships/</a>.</p>
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    About Windstar Cruises:

    
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<p>Windstar Cruises operates three sailing yachts known for their pampering without pretense and their ability to visit the hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world's most treasured destinations.  The luxurious ships of Windstar cruise to nearly 50 nations, calling at 100 ports throughout <span class="xn-location">Europe</span>, the Caribbean and the Americas. For more information including rates and itineraries contact a professional travel agent or call Windstar at 1-800-258-7245.  Visit Windstar Cruises online at <a href="http://www.windstarcruises.com">www.windstarcruises.com</a>.</p>
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<p>Windstar is a division of Ambassadors International Cruise Group, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ambassadors Cruise Group, LLC.</p>
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    About Century Casinos, Inc.:

    
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<p>Century Casinos, Inc. is an international casino entertainment company that owns and operates the Womacks Casino & Hotel in Cripple Creek, Colorado, the Century Casino & Hotel in Central City, Colorado, the Century Casino & Hotel in <span class="xn-location">Edmonton</span>, <span class="xn-location">Canada</span> and the Silver Dollar Casino in <span class="xn-location">Calgary</span>, <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>. The Company also operates casinos aboard five luxury cruise vessels (Silver Cloud, Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Mein Schiff). Through its Austrian subsidiary, Century Casinos <span class="xn-location">Europe</span> GmbH, the Company holds a 33.3% ownership interest in Casinos <span class="xn-location">Poland</span> Ltd., the owner and operator of seven full casinos and one slot casino in <span class="xn-location">Poland</span>. Century Casinos, Inc. continues to pursue other international projects in various stages of development.</p>
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<p>For more information about Century Casinos, visit our website at <a href="http://www.centurycasinos.com">www.centurycasinos.com</a>. Century Casinos' common stock trades on The NASDAQ Capital Market® and the <span class="xn-location">Vienna</span> Stock Exchange under the symbol CNTY.</p>
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<p>This release may contain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on the beliefs and assumptions of the management of Century Casinos based on information currently available to management. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the pending purchase of the Silver Dollar casino. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements include, among others, the risks described in the sections entitled "Risk Factors" under Item 1A in our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on <span class="xn-chron">March 16, 2009</span>. Century Casinos disclaims any obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by it or on its behalf.</p>
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For further information: For further information: Peter Hoetzinger, Co CEO & President, +1-719-689-5813, +43 664 355 3935, peter.hoetzinger@cnty.com, or Larry Hannappel, Senior Vice President, +1-719-229-6448, larry.hannappel@cnty.com, both of Century Casinos, Inc. Web Site: http://www.centurycasinos.com


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