Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. (“AERL”) (NASDAQ: AERL), which operates through its subsidiaries and related promoter companies as a VIP room gaming promoter, today announced that it has completed due diligence in connection with its proposed acquisition of all of the outstanding interests and operations of the VIP gaming room at Level 1 of Le Royal Arc Casino located in NAPE, Macau. Subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions, AERL expects to close the transaction by June 30, 2013. Following this transaction, AERL will be able to expand its existing agents network. Upon the closing of the acquisition, AERL will have 40 tables in five VIP rooms. About Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. is a holding company which operates through its subsidiaries and related promoter companies as a VIP room gaming promoter, and is entitled to receive all of the profits of the VIP gaming promoters from VIP gaming rooms. AERL’s VIP room gaming promoters currently participate in the promotion of four major luxury VIP gaming facilities in Macau, China, the largest gaming market in the world. One VIP gaming room is located at the top-tier 5-star hotel, the Star World Hotel & Casino in downtown Macau, and another is located in the luxury 5-star hotel, the Galaxy Macau™ Resort in Cotai, each of which is operated by Galaxy Casino, S.A. Additional VIP gaming rooms are located at the Sands Cotai Central and City of Dreams Macau, both in Cotai. Forward Looking Statements This press release includes forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking statements, based upon the current beliefs and expectations of AERL’s management, are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from the forward looking statements.