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Press release: 1994-03-16: SODAK GAMING AND SEGA ENTER INTO DISTRIBUTORSHIP AGREEMENT

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Original source: The Free Library


RAPID CITY, S.D., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodak Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: SODK) today announced it entered into an agreement with The Sega Gaming Division of Sega U.S.A. for Sodak to be a licensee and distributor of Sega gaming equipment to casinos located on Native American lands in the United States, excluding New Jersey and Nevada. Sega Gaming markets a variety of specialty gaming machines including the electronic horse racing game "Royal Ascot," the multi-player computerized blackjack game "Golden Night 21," and the soon-to-be- released games "Bingo Party" and "Boat Race."

"We are very pleased to be associated with Sega who is one of the world's largest interactive digital entertainment companies; and we believe the Sodak name, well-known in the gaming industry, will help Sega continue its success in this new realm," said Michael G. Wordeman, chairman and CEO of Sodak Gaming, Inc.

"Our company has produced games of chance and games of skill since its inception and we are very pleased to be associated with Sodak, the largest distributor of gaming devices in North America," said Joe Robbins, chairman of Sega Gaming.

Sodak's marketing expertise and proven track record has enabled Sodak to develop strong relationships as well as enter into other exclusive distributorship agreements in the United States and Canada, with the leading manufacturers in the gaming industry, to include International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) who is the world leader in the design and manufacture of slot machines and wide area "progressive" systems and Mikohn Gaming Corporation (NASDAQ-NMS: MIKN) who is the world's leading manufacturer of casino signs and meters. Sodak also distributes a broad range of gaming-related products including other specialty gaming devices, casino signs, chairs, stands, slot management systems and "progressive" multi-link jackpot systems. Sodak also participates in ventures to finance the development, construction and equipping of Native American casinos.

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/CONTACT: Roland W. Gentner or Clayton R. Trulson of Sodak Gaming, 605-341-5400/
(SODK IGT MIKN)



CO: Sodak Gaming, Inc.; Sega Gaming; Sega U.S.A. ST: South Dakota IN: CNO SU: CON

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