SOURCE: The Ladenburg Thalmann Gaming and Casino Fund

May 24, 2007 10:30 ET

The Gaming and Casino Fund to Appear on MN1.com

DALLAS, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 24, 2007 --Dan S. Ahrens, portfolio manager for The Ladenburg Thalmann Gaming and Casino Fund (NASDAQ: GACFX), will be featured live on Market News First (www.mn1.com) for an exclusive interview with Steve Kanaval of the MN1 news team. The interview is scheduled for May 25 at 11:00AM CDT.

The Fund invests in casinos, gaming manufacturers, pari-mutuel companies, and lottery support systems, as well as electronic/video game developers, manufacturers, and distributors. It is the only U.S. mutual fund to specialize in the gaming and casino industries.

For more information on GACFX, visit their Web site:

www.gamingandcasinofund.com/

Join Dan Ahrens to learn more about the fund's investments and direction for 2007.

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Through daily, live interviews, we bring you up to date on all the established companies and inform the investors of the newest opportunities within the market. Market News First offers one-on-one interviews with the presidents and CFOs of companies to deliver answers to the questions that investors may ask and provides them insight into the companies' present condition and future plans.

Before investing you should carefully consider the Fund's investment objectives, risks, fees and expenses. This and other information is contained in the prospectus, a copy of which is available at www.gamingandcasinofund.com or by calling 877-THE-GACF (877-843-4223). Read the prospectus carefully before investing. The Gaming and Casino Fund is distributed by Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management Inc. is an SEC Registered Investment Adviser that offers products under the same name. Additionally, Ahrens Advisors, L.P. is an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. is a member of the New York Stock Exchange and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation. Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc.'s parent, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., is listed on the American Stock Exchange and trades under the symbol "LTS." Because the fund focuses its investments in the gaming and casino industries, it may be subject to risks specific to that industry more than a fund that invests in a wide variety of industries. Gaming may be subject to legislative risks or changes in tourism and consumer spending.

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