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Woman Becomes the Second Player to Win $1 Million Playing One Hand of Three Card Poker 6 Card Bonus(TM) at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City

December 19, 2011

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Becoming a millionaire used to be a bit harder, but these days it’s as simple as placing a $20 bet at Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City’s Three Card Poker 6 Card Bonus(TM) table. Caesars Entertainment just announced that at 12:30a.m. on Sunday, December 18, its Three Card Poker 6 Card Bonus(TM) hit at Harrah’s Resort for $1 Million.

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This marks the third time a large jackpot has hit at Harrah’s Resort since Three Card Poker 6 Card Bonus(TM) began on Monday, September 26th. On Sunday, October 23rd a player won the game’s first-ever $1 Million jackpot. On Black Friday, November 25th Richard N. Wood, of Newport News, Virginia won $100,000 while playing. And now, on December 18th, Harrah’s Resort has given out its second $1 Million jackpot.

This most recent winner, said that she had only played Three Card Poker 6 Card Bonus(TM) twice before and had been at the table for about two hours when she looked down and saw a Royal Flush all in the Diamond suit.

“With million dollar jackpots seemingly hitting on a monthly basis our Three Card Poker tables are overflowing with eager players,” said John Smith, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City. “I can honestly say that Three Card Poker 6 Card Bonus is officially the hottest game in Atlantic City and Caesars Entertainment couldn’t be prouder to be its exclusive home.”

The Three Card Poker 6 Card Bonus(TM) is only available to Caesars, Harrah’s Resort, Bally’s, and Showboat Atlantic City customers.

The 6 Card Bonus(TM) side bet on Three Card Poker® gives players the chance to win $1 million with a total wager as small as $15 if they hit a Super Royal in Diamonds: 9, 10, J, Q, K, A. Additionally, $100,000 payouts will be available for the Super Royal in Hearts, Clubs or Spades.

Originally launched in Las Vegas, Atlantic City is now currently offering the opportunity to win this impressive jackpot. The game offers the first table-game payout of this size without an escalating progressive jackpot in a traditional brick and mortar casino. For years, slot players have enjoyed the opportunity to win mega-jackpots, and now, Caesars Entertainment is offering this same opportunity to table game players where any player can win, on any day, at any time, in just one hand.

To be eligible to make the 6 Card Bonus $1 million wager a player must place an ante wager and a Pair Plus wager based on the posted table minimums. The 6 Card Bonus wager is offered at $5-$100 with odds paid on all hands of 3-of-a-kind or better, except for the $100,000 and $1 million Super Royal hands, which are fixed payouts (see pay table below).

    6 Card Bonus Hand           Payout
    -----------------           ------
    6-Card Super Royal -
     Diamonds                                      $1,000,000
    --------------------                           ----------
    6-Card Super Royal -
     Hearts                                          $100,000
    --------------------                             --------
    6-Card Super Royal -
     Spades                                          $100,000
    --------------------                             --------
    6-Card Super Royal - Clubs                       $100,000
    --------------------------                       --------
    5-Card Royal Flush          1000 to 1
    ------------------          ---------
    5-Card Straight Flush       200 to 1
    ---------------------       --------
    Four of a Kind              50 to 1
    --------------              -------
    Full House                  20 to 1
    ----------                  -------
    5-Card Flush                15 to 1
    ------------                -------
    5-Card Straight             10 to 1
    ---------------             -------
    Three of a Kind             5 to 1
    ---------------             ------

A player can win $1 million from a $15 total bet on the three different bets if playing at a $5 minimum game. Anticipating the popularity of the game, each of Caesars Entertainment’s resorts has added additional Three Card Poker 6 Card Bonus tables. Caesars Atlantic City now has a 12 tables, Harrah’s Resort 14, Bally’s 16, and Showboat 9.

Players enjoy Three Card Poker because of its simplicity, low table minimums and relatively high payouts; the 6 Card Bonus side bet gives guests the opportunity to turn a bad hand into a winning hand, or a good hand into an even better one. With more than 1,550 tables worldwide, Three Card Poker, licensed by Shuffle Master, Inc., is the most popular specialty game of all time. It is a fast-paced game that players can quickly learn and enjoy. Caesars Entertainment holds the exclusive rights to the $1 million payout for Three Card Poker 6 Card Bonus.

A video of the game can be seen at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLTZ9mOFzHU

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ABOUT HARRAH’S RESORT

In the Atlantic City marina district, Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City offers an environment like none other. Guests enjoy an all-inclusive resort experience including accommodations in one of five hotel towers anchored by the 44 story Waterfront Tower, an open-concept casino floor, fine dining options including McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood, the city’s only Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa and galleria shopping at the Waterfront Shops. Harrah’s Resort is also home to The Pool – a domed tropical paradise that creates an endless summer with myriad pools, cabanas, bars, 40 foot palm trees and nightly entertainment activities. Harrah’s Resort is located at 777 Harrah’s Boulevard in Atlantic City, New Jersey. For more information, call 1-800-441-5000 or visit www.harrahsresort.com

About Shuffle Master, Inc.

Shuffle Master, Inc. is a leading global gaming supplier committed to making gaming more fun for players and more profitable for operators through product innovation, and superior quality and service. The Company operates in legalized gaming markets across the globe and provides state-of-the-art, value-add products in five distinct categories: Utility products, which include automatic card shufflers and roulette chip sorters; Proprietary Table Games, which include live games, side bets and progressives; Electronic Table Systems, which include various e-Table game platforms; Electronic Gaming Machines, which include video slot machines; and newly introduced i-Gaming, which features online versions of Shuffle Master’s table games, social gaming, and mobile applications. The Company is included in the S&P Smallcap 600 Index. Information about the Company and its products can be found on the Internet at www.shufflemaster.com, or on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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