Century Casino Edmonton Presents B.J. Thomas and Chilliwack


    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 19 /CNW/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq
Capital Market  and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) announced today that its
Century Casino & Hotel Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, proudly presents
international superstar B.J. Thomas performing on August 20, 2009 and the
popular Canadian rock band Chilliwack performing on August 22, 2009 at its
exclusive Century Casino Showroom.

    B.J. Thomas is known the world over for such hits as "Hooked On A
Feeling", "Most Of All", "(Hey, Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody
Wrong Song", and the Burt Bacharach and Hal David classic "Raindrops Keep
Fallin' on My Head", taken from the hit film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance
Kid, which catapulted B.J. Thomas to the very top of the US billboard charts
peaking all the way at number 1.

    Lead singer, guitarist and founding member Bill Henderson brings his
classic Canadian rock band Chilliwack to the Century Showroom. Chilliwack has
been rocking Canada since its inception in 1970. Hit songs include "Fly At
Night", "Crazy Talk", "Whatcha Gonna Do" and the US billboard top 20 "My Girl
(Gone, Gone, Gone)".

    The Century Casino Showroom is one of the best venues for live music and
entertainment in Alberta, Canada, featuring a dynamic line-up all over the
year. For tickets and further information about upcoming concerts and events
at the Century Casino & Hotel Edmonton please visit the website under

    About Century Casinos, Inc.:
    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, and the Century Casino &
Hotel in Edmonton, Canada. The Company also operates casinos aboard five
luxury cruise vessels (Silver Cloud, Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Mein Schiff).
Through its Austrian subsidiary, Century Casinos Europe GmbH, the Company
holds a 33.3% ownership interest in Casinos Poland Ltd., the owner and
operator of seven full casinos and one slot casino in Poland. Century Casinos,
Inc. continues to pursue other international projects in various stages of

    For more information about Century Casinos, visit our website at
www.centurycasinos.com. Century Casinos' common stock trades on The NASDAQ
Capital Market  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 include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the proceeds
from our sale of Century Casinos Africa, progress at and plans for our casinos
and the impact of economic downturn. 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 March 16, 2009. 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.


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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