HOUSTON, May 13, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (NYSE Amex:UWN) announced today that Trevor Taylor has been appointed Vice President of Operations, effective April 1, 2010.

Mr. Taylor has over 16 years of experience in the gaming, hospitality and entertainment industries. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Taylor held various operating and marketing positions including Director of Marketing for Seminole Casino Hollywood, General Manager for the Colorado Grande Casino, a Company owned and operated casino in Cripple Creek, Colorado. In addition, after securing a management contract in November of 2008, Nevada Gold appointed Mr. Taylor Chief Operating Officer of Oceans Casino Cruises, a multi-location casino cruise ship company.

"Trevor has been a great addition to our management team," said Robert Sturges, CEO of Nevada Gold. "We look forward to using his extensive operating, gaming, marketing and entertainment experience to enhance our current and future properties."

The title of Vice President of Operations was created by the consolidation of roles within the Company. Don Brennan, the Company's former Sr. Vice President of Development, has transitioned into a part-time consultant role for the Company and will work with Mr. Taylor and the entire executive team until the end of September.

About Nevada Gold

Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (NYSE Amex:UWN) of Houston, Texas is a developer, owner and operator of gaming facilities in Colorado and Washington. The Colorado Grande Casino in Cripple Creek, Colorado, the Crazy Moose Casino in Pasco, Washington, the Coyote Bob's Roadhouse Casino in Kennewick, Washington and the Crazy Moose Casino in Mountlake Terrace, Washington are wholly owned and operated by Nevada Gold. The Company has an interest in Buena Vista Development Company, LLC which is working with the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians on a Native American casino project to be developed in the city of Ione, California. For more information, visit www.nevadagold.com .

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CONTACT:  Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc.          Robert B. Sturges, CEO          Jim Kohn, CFO          (713) 621-2245          ICR          Don Duffy          (203) 682-8200

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