Century Casino Edmonton Presents The Yardbirds

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 23 /CNW/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq:  
CNTY; Vienna Stock Exchange) announced today that its Century Casino & Hotel
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, proudly presents The Yardbirds performing on
February 21, 2009 at its exclusive Century Casino Showroom.

    Original members rhythm guitarist/bassist Chris Dreja and drummer Jim
McCarty play their international hits like "Shapes of Things," "Heart Full of
Soul," "For Your Love," "Over Under Sideways Down" and many more.

    Members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The Yardbirds are easily
recognized as one of the most influential bands of the 1960's having boasted
Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page in their line-up at different times
between 1962 and 1968.

    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 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 and the vessels of Oceania Cruises and has an
agreement to operate the casinos on all vessels (estimated to be three) put
into service by TUI Cruises before December 31, 2012.  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

    For more information about Century Casinos, visit our website at
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 17,
2008 and under Part II. Item 1A in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed on
November 10, 2008.  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, CEO & President,
+1-719-689-5813, or +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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