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NFL ‘Hall of Famer' Howie Long to Speak at Bally Technologies' Systems User Conference 10 on June 5 at Mohegan Sun

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Continually “Driving Innovation,” Bally Technologies demonstrates how casino operators can connect their entire gaming world</i> </p>

Thursday, May 16, 2013

NFL ‘Hall of Famer' Howie Long to Speak at Bally Technologies' Systems User Conference 10 on June 5 at Mohegan Sun

16:02 EDT Thursday, May 16, 2013

LAS VEGAS (Business Wire) -- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced that FOX NFL Sunday analyst and former Oakland Raider defensive end Howie Long will be the keynote speaker at its Systems User Conference 10, which will be held at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. June 4-6.

NFL 'Hall of Famer' Howie Long to speak at Bally Technologies' Systems User Conference 10 June 5 at ...

NFL 'Hall of Famer' Howie Long to speak at Bally Technologies' Systems User Conference 10 June 5 at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. (Photo: Business Wire)

Long joined the Los Angeles Raiders as a second-round draft choice in 1981. He spent his entire 13-year NFL career with the Raiders and is regarded as one of the best defensive lineman to play the game. Long helped the Raiders to a Super Bowl XVIII win by posting a career-best 13 sacks and registering five Super Bowl tackles. He was voted by fans as the 1984 and 1986 Defensive Lineman of the Year and was named 1984 NFL Defensive Lineman of the Year by the NFL Alumni Association. Long also holds the AFC Pro Bowl record with nine-and-a-half career sacks. In 2000, Long was inducted into the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame.

The celebrated athlete began his network sports television career in 1994 as an NFL studio analyst for Fox NFL Sunday and is considered one of the top NFL analysts. He received an Emmy Award for his work last season as Outstanding Sports Personality/Analyst. Long co-starred in the 1995 action-adventure film, Broken Arrow, starring John Travolta and Christian Slater; and starred in the 1998 motion picture Firestorm.

Long will deliver the keynote address at 6:30 p.m. EDT on June 5.

“Howie is known for his upbeat, outgoing personality, tenacity, and energy, as well as his football and business acumen,” said Dan Savage, Bally Technologies' Vice President of Corporate Marketing. “He has been driven to succeed throughout his life, which is an inspiration to his colleagues, his fans, and people around the country. His unique philosophy and storytelling style is guaranteed to electrify the room.”

Bally Technologies will celebrate its 10th anniversary of Systems User Conferences during the two-day event, held for the first time this year on the East Coast at Mohegan Sun. The learning-driven conference is highlighted by expert speakers, customer case studies, valuable insight, hands-on training, and numerous opportunities to network with peers, gaming-solution providers, and Bally technology experts.

“Driving Innovation,” this year's conference theme, demonstrates how Bally's trailblazing technology solutions can connect invitees' entire gaming world.

To register for Bally Technologies' Systems User Conference, visit

Sponsors of this year's Systems User Conference are the following, in alphabetical order: Agilysys, AGT, AVNET Embedded, Axiomtek, BCM Advanced Research, Bsquare, CAMS, Card Scanning Solutions, eConnect, FutureLogic, GCA, HP, IBM, JCM Global, MICROS Systems, Inc., NEWave, NRT, Opera Solutions, SightLine Payments/Vantiv, Seneca, Stratus Technologies, Tangam Systems, TekVisions, Touch Dynamic, and TransAct Technologies Incorporated.

About Bally Technologies, Inc.

With a history dating back to 1932, Las Vegas-based Bally Technologies designs, manufactures, operates, and distributes advanced gaming devices, systems and technology solutions worldwide. Bally's product line includes reel-spinning slot machines, video slots, wide-area progressives, interactive and mobile applications, and Class II, lottery, and central-determination games and platforms. Bally also offers an array of casino management, slot accounting, bonusing, cashless and table management solutions. For more information, please contact Laura Olson-Reyes, Senior Director, Marketing & Corporate Communications, at 702-584-7742, or visit Connect with Bally on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.

This news release may contain “forward-looking” statements within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and is subject to the safe harbor created thereby. Such information involves important risks and uncertainties that could significantly affect the results in the future and, accordingly, such results may differ from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Future operating results may be adversely affected as a result of a number of risks that are detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to update the information in this press release and represents that the information is only valid as of today's date.


Bally Technologies, Inc.
Laura Olson-Reyes, 702-584-7742
Senior Director, Marketing & Corporate Communications
Michael Carlotti, 702-584-7995
Vice President of Treasury and Investor Relations
Mike Trask, 702-584-7451
Mobile: 702-330-6679
Corporate Communications Manager

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