HOUSTON, June 8, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (NYSE Amex:UWN) announced today that William J. Sherlock will remain Chairman of the Company while serving as interim President of Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut.

It was announced Monday that Mr. Sherlock was appointed interim President of Foxwoods Resort Casino. Mr. Sherlock's interim role at Foxwoods will not conflict or impact his duties as the Chairman of Nevada Gold.

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. The Company has a signed management agreement including equity participation for development of a casino and hotel immediately adjacent to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. 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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