Heartland Payment Systems®, Inc. (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation’s largest payments processors, today announced that its results for the third quarter of 2012 will be released before the market opens on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 . A copy of the earnings release will be available on the investor relations portion of the Company’s website at: http://www.heartlandpaymentsystems.com. Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Robert Carr, Vice Chairman Robert Baldwin, and Chief Financial Officer Maria Rueda will host a conference call beginning at 8:30 AM Eastern Time, Wednesday, October 31, 2012, to discuss third quarter results and conduct a question and answer session. Heartland Payment Systems invites all interested parties to listen to its conference call broadcast through a webcast on the Company’s website. To access the call, please visit the Investor Relations portion of the Company’s website at: http://www.heartlandpaymentsystems.com. The webcast will be archived on the Company’s website within two hours of the live call and will remain available through December 31, 2012. You may also participate by calling (888) 438-5453 and providing the operator with Pin Number 7492858. About Heartland Payment Systems Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. (NYSE: HPY), the sixth largest payments processor in the United States, delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, school solutions, loyalty marketing services, campus solutions, payroll and related business solutions and services to more than 250,000 business and education locations nationwide. A FORTUNE 1000 company, Heartland is the founding supporter of The Merchant Bill of Rights, ( www.merchantbillofrights.org), a public advocacy initiative that educates merchants about fair credit and debit card processing practices. The company is also a leader in the development of end-to-end encryption technology designed to protect cardholder data, rendering it useless to cybercriminals. For more detailed information, visit www.HeartlandPaymentSystems.com or follow the company on Twitter @HeartlandHPY and Facebook at facebook.com/HeartlandHPY.