We continue to firmly believe that a negotiated transaction is in the best interests of all shareholders. We are fully prepared to immediately engage in productive discussions regarding our value-maximizing proposal to acquire all of Ark's outstanding stock at a significant premium. We impress upon you that your fiduciary duties to the shareholders of the Company mandate that you give serious and objective consideration to our proposal. We look forward to a constructive and prompt response from the Board.Respectfully, The Management of Landry's, Inc. Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainty, including, without limitation, general economic conditions. Although Landry's believes that the assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements are reasonable, any of the assumptions could be inaccurate, and therefore, there cannot be assurance that any forward-looking statements included in this press release will prove to be accurate. In light of the significant uncertainties inherent in any forward-looking statements included herein, the inclusion of such information should not be regarded as a representation by Landry's or any other person that the objectives and plans of Landry's will be achieved. ABOUT LANDRY'S, INC.: Landry's is a national, diversified restaurant, hospitality, gaming and entertainment company principally engaged in the ownership and operation of high end and casual dining restaurants, primarily under the names of Landry's Seafood House, Rainforest Cafe, McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant, The Chart House, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Claim Jumper, Saltgrass Steak House and Oceanaire, and fine dining restaurants such as Morton's Steakhouse. The Company is also engaged in the ownership and operation of gaming, hospitality and entertainment businesses, including the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casinos in Las Vegas and Laughlin, Nevada, and Atlantic City, the Kemah Boardwalk, the San Luis Resort Complex, and the Downtown Aquariums in Denver and Houston. SOURCE Landry's, Inc.