Casinos Poland, Warsaw, hosting the Polish Open 2008 Poker Tournament

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 5 /CNW/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq:  
CNTY; VSE) announced that its 33.3% subsidiary, Casinos Poland Ltd., will host
the premier European Poker Tour (EPT) event in Poland, the Polish Open 2008,
from March 11 to 15, 2008, at the company's casino at the Hyatt Hotel in
    The Polish Open is a five-day Texas Hold' Em No Limit tournament and will
follow the standard structure for all EPT4 five-day events. Buy-in is 21,000
zlotys (approx. USD 8,600) and the total prize pool can reach 8,000,000 zlotys
(approx. USD 3,280,000). The tournament will be capped at 400 players.
    According to EPT information, the EPT, now in its fourth season, is
Europe's richest and most popular poker tour -- with tournaments televised for
broadcast throughout the world. Season 3 of the EPT saw sell-out euro 5,000
(approx. USD 7,350) tournaments in Barcelona, London, Copenhagen, Dortmund and
Warsaw. The season's show piece event -- the euro 10,000 (approx. USD 14,700)
buy-in EPT Grand Final -- attracted a record field of 706 players with a prize
pool of euro 6,600,000 (approx. USD 9,700,000), making it the richest
tournament ever held outside of Las Vegas, USA. The total prize pool of EPT
Season 3 was euro 26,600,000 (approx. USD 39,100,000), with over 3,400
    For further information about the tournament schedule and the tournament
rules, including price structure and levels, as well as for registration for
the EPT Polish Open tournament, please visit the home-page of Casinos Poland
    About Century Casinos, Inc.:
    Century Casinos, Inc. is an international casino entertainment company
that owns and operates the Womacks Casino and Hotel in Cripple Creek,
Colorado, the Century Casino & Hotel in Central City, Colorado, the Century
Casino & Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and the Century Casino Millennium
in the Marriott Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic. The Company also operates
casinos aboard the Silver Cloud, The World of ResidenSea, and the vessels of
Oceania Cruises. Through its subsidiary Century Casinos Africa (Pty) Limited,
it owns and operates The Caledon Hotel, Spa & Casino near Cape Town, South
Africa, as well as 60% of, and provides technical casino services to, Century
Casino Newcastle, in Newcastle, South Africa. Furthermore, the Company's
Austrian subsidiary, Century Casinos Europe GmbH, holds a 33.3% ownership
interest in Casinos Poland Ltd, the owner and operator of seven full casinos
and one slot casino in Poland. The Company continues to pursue other
international projects in various stages of development.
    For more information about Century Casinos, visit our website at Century Casinos' common stock trades on The
NASDAQ Capital Market(R) and the Vienna Stock Exchange under the symbol CNTY.
    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 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 section entitled "Risk
Factors" under Item 1A in our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on March 16,
2007. 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

For further information:

For further information: Peter Hoetzinger, Co CEO & President, 
+1-719-689-5813, or +43 664 355 3935,, or Larry 
Hannappel, Senior Vice President, +1-719-229-6448,, 
both of Century Casinos, Inc. Web Site:        

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