Century Casino & Hotel Edmonton, Canada, Announces First Annual Celebrity Poker Tournament

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 9 /CNW/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq:  
CNTY; Vienna Stock Exchange) announced today that its Century Casino & Hotel
in Edmonton, Canada, will host the 1st Annual Celebrity Poker Tournament in
support of the MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Society of Alberta on June 14, 2008.
    This celebrity poker tournament will feature stars of Canada's most
popular TV show "Corner Gas", namely Tara Spencer-Nairn and Lorne Cardinal.
Other confirmed celebrities include former Edmonton Eskimo Football Great
Singor Mobley, as well as Playboy model and WWE Diva Rochelle Loewen.
    Local media will also be represented including CISN morning man Sean
Burke along with local poker legend Sandra Sperounes from the Edmonton
Journal, and Gene Principe from Sportsnet, the commentator of the world-famous
hockey team, the Edmonton Oilers.
    The tournament is limited to 77 entries and commences at 2:00 p.m. MDT on
June 14 in Century Casino's new 24 hour poker room. On the day of the
tournament, a silent auction will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. MDT to
raise funds in support of the MS Society. In addition, a portion of the
registration fees will be donated directly to the MS Society.
    For further information about the tournament and registration, please
visit our website under
    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
http://www.centurycasinos.com. 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, +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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