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June 05, 2013 11:00 ET

Nevada Gaming Commission Issues Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Ltd and Aristocrat Technologies Inc. an Interactive Gaming License Through a Unanimous Vote

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Jun 5, 2013) - Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Ltd and Aristocrat Technologies Inc. have been granted an interactive gaming license from the Nevada Gaming Commission. The decision was made on the unanimous recommendation of the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

The license allows Aristocrat to provide online poker technological services to Nevada-licensed interactive operators. Aristocrat's free-to-play solution nLive™ has already gone live in casinos around the country. The award-winning nLive solution features the most complete online gaming platform available, offering operators B2B solutions in social gaming, wager-ready online gaming, managed services and online poker.

Aristocrat Technologies Inc. President Atul Bali said, "This latest news is a very important milestone for two reasons. First, it further validates our aggressive online strategic vision. Second, being licensed to provide our interactive gaming services in Nevada, a state that is leading the online gaming charge in the U.S, puts us in a very strong position for future activity."

Aristocrat Vice President of System Sales and Marketing Kelly Shaw said, "We have created what we believe is, quite simply, the best platform for online gaming in the U.S. The nLive virtual casino solution empowers operators to extend their brand beyond the confines of the brick-and-mortar casino and into the online space, where their players can continue to enjoy the property and its rewards. We have options for play-for-fun, play-for-pay, social gaming and links to the property's CRM system, giving an all-encompassing experience."

The news is the latest in a series of positive developments for Aristocrat's award-winning nLive virtual casino solution. Most recently, Aristocrat announced it entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Ongame (TSX VENTURE: AYA) whereby Aristocrat will offer the Ongame poker network platform to Aristocrat's U.S. customers through the nLive online gaming platform.

Aristocrat Technologies Inc. is a subsidiary of Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX: ALL), a leading global provider of gaming solutions. The Company is licensed by more than 200 regulators and its products and services are available in more than 90 countries around the world. Aristocrat offers a diverse range of products and services including electronic gaming machines and casino management systems. For further information visit the company's website at www.aristocrat-us.com

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