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Coinstar Offers 'Cash in $40, Get $50' Promotion

Thursday, December 09, 2010

Coinstar Offers 'Cash in $40, Get $50' Promotion09:00 EST Thursday, December 09, 2010Get An Additional $10 For Cashing In Coins During Holiday EventBELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Coinstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSTR) today announced details about its NO FEE holiday promotion where consumers who cash in at least $40 worth of coins for a gift card or eCertificate from participating retailers receive a personalized code to redeem for an additional $10 from the same retailer. National retailers participating in the promotion are Amazon.com*, iTunes, Borders, Lowe's, Regal Entertainment Group and Rixty.  There is no fee for counting coins at Coinstar Center® kiosks when a consumer cashes in their change for a gift card or eCertificate.To receive the $10 bonus, consumers must cash in $40 or more for one of the participating brand gift cards or eCertificates.  The Coinstar Center kiosk gives consumers a receipt with a promo code.  Consumers simply enter the code on the promotion website to redeem their bonus.  Fulfillment varies by retailer, please visit http://www.coinstar.com/us/html/Promo4050 for more details.  The "Cash in $40, Get $50" Promotion will run from Dec. 6-31, 2010*.  Not all products are available at all Coinstar Center kiosks, for additional details, participation requirements and locations visit http://www.coinstar.com/us/html/Promo4050.*Amazon.com $10 bonus will be issued in the form of a credit good for merchandise from its Toy & Games department.  Amazon.com promotion dates are Dec. 9, 2010 through Dec. 22, 2010.About Coinstar, Inc.Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSTR) is a leading provider of automated retail solutions offering convenient services that make life easier for consumers and drive incremental traffic and revenue for retailers. The company's core automated retail businesses include the well-known redbox® self-service DVD rental and Coinstar® self-service coin-counting brands. The company has approximately 28,500 DVD kiosks and 18,900 coin-counting kiosks in supermarkets, drug stores, mass merchants, financial institutions, convenience stores, and restaurants. For more information, visit www.coinstar.com. SOURCE Coinstar, Inc.For further information: Sarah Jones of Coinstar, Inc., +1-425-943-8121, sjones@coinstar.com