EZ Pai Gow outperforms the competition in Missouri

LEVIS, QC, May 17 /CNW Telbec/ - DEQ Systems Corp. (TSXV: DEQ) ("DEQ" or the "Company"), a leading provider of table game bonusing, jackpot and loyalty solutions, announced today that its recently launched no commission Pai Gow game, EZ Pai Gow, is outperforming all other forms of Pai Gow in Missouri casinos.

EZ Pai Gow Poker is the only stand-alone commission free Pai Gow game in the market.  Since its introduction in late August 2010 in Missouri, official state statistics have shown that EZ Pai Gow has been the players' favourite game.

MISSOURI CASINO TABLE GAME TABLE DROP TABLE AGR* HOLD%
Ameristar St. Charles EZ Pai Gow Poker $251,590 $61,871 24.6%
Emperor's Challenge Pai Gow $27,874 $13,388 23.1%
 
Ameristar Kansas City EZ Pai Gow Poker $246,566 $99,895 40.5%
Emperor's Challenge Pai Gow $170,405 $45,158 26.5%
 
Lumière Place Casino EZ Pai Gow Poker $198,009 $74,001 37.3%
Fortune Pai Gow $68,983 $29,676 43.0%
 
March 2011 Statistics EZ Pai Gow $696,165 $235,767 34.1%
All other Pai Gow games combined $267,262 $88,222 30.9%

*AGR: Adjusted gross receipts  (Source: www.mgc.dps.mo.gov - March 2011)

"EZ Pai Gow has dominated the floor when compared to all other forms of Pai Gow wherever it is deployed," stated Earle G. Hall, President and CEO of DEQ.   "It is the only true non commission form of Pai Gow where the push mechanism is offset by a very enticing optional side bet. Feedback from operators and clients has been very positive and now the ability to analyze the data from Missouri enables us to show numbers to support the great comments we have had. We would like to congratulate Lubin-Jones for this revolutionary invention and we are very excited about the future placements of this game all over the USA."

ABOUT EZ PAI GOW™
EZ Pai Gow is a revolutionary method of accelerating the speed of Pai Gow poker by eliminating the 5% commission on winning hands. The commission is replaced by imposing a push when the dealer gets a Queen High Pai Gow (Queen high hand). Players can side bet on the occurrence of the dealer's Queen high Pai Gow and the side bet is trademarked as the "Queens' Dragon™". This side wager pays 50 to 1 and creates an additional way for the player to win and a new revenue source for the casino. The EZ Pai Gow methodology and the Queen's Dragon bet were created by Dan Lubin of Lubin-Jones, LLC. These methods are protected within the scope of Lubin-Jones no commission Pai Gow intellectual property portfolio.

ABOUT DEQ
DEQ Systems Corp. (TSXV: DEQ) is a global provider of gaming technology in over 30 countries. Protected by more than 20 patents in 50 countries, DEQ specializes in progressive and random bonusing systems for table games. DEQ's innovation and ingenuity has been to replace the single dollar coin slot and sensor with its internationally award winning G3 technology. The G3 incorporates multiple credit betting, dealer hand betting and mystery bonusing. DEQ also commercializes technology and patents including the award winning baccarat revolution, EZ Baccarat and related auxiliary products such as EZ Trak. DEQ is and will continue to lead innovation in the table game bonusing segment of the global gaming market. For further information, please visit www.deq.com.


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SOURCE DEQ SYSTEMS CORP.

For further information:

Earle G. Hall
President & CEO
DEQ Systems Corp.
p: (418) 839-3012
e: earle.hall@deq.com
  Marie-Josée Paquin
Marketing and Communications Manager
DEQ Systems Corp.
p: (418) 839-3012
e: marie-josee.paquin@deq.com

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