COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market® and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) announced today that the company has opened the casino aboard the new cruise ship Marina of Oceania Cruises on January 22. The Marina is currently on her maiden voyage with 1,250 passengers in 626 luxurious staterooms and suites.
The state-of-the-art casino invites guests to play on 60 slot machines, all equipped with TITO, and on six gaming tables offering American Roulette, Blackjack, Poker and Craps.
The Company recently extended its agreement with Oceania Cruises and will run the casinos on all cruise ships that Oceania Cruises currently operates and will place into service before December 2016.
For further information about Century Casinos' cruise ships operations, please visit the company's website at http://cruiseships.cnty.com.About Century Casinos, Inc.: Century Casinos, Inc. is an international casino entertainment company that owns and operates Century Casino & Hotels in Cripple Creek and Central City, Colorado, and in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and the Century Casino in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Company also operates casinos aboard twelve luxury cruise vessels (Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Marina, Mein Schiff 1, Wind Surf, Wind Star, Wind Spirit, Seven Seas Voyager, Seven Seas Mariner, Seven Seas Navigator and Silver Cloud) and signed contracts for casinos on two additional ships (Oceania Cruises' Riviera and TUI Cruises' Mein Schiff 2) that are expected to start operations in the next months. 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 in Poland. The Company also manages the casino at the Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa in Aruba, Caribbean. Century Casinos, Inc. continues to pursue other international projects in various stages of development. 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, expected competition, the impact of new gaming laws, plans for our casinos and the impact of the 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 15, 2010. 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. SOURCE Century Casinos, Inc.