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AMEX TO BEGIN TRADING OPTIONS ON AMEX-LISTED NTN COMMUNICATIONS AND ADVANTA CORP. CLASS B

 NEW YORK, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Stock Exchange today announced it will open options trading on Amex-listed NTN Communications, Inc. (ticker symbol "NTN") on Tuesday, May 11, and the over-the-counter Class B stock of ADVANTA Corp. (options symbol: "ABO") on Thursday, May 13.
 NTN Communications of Carlsbad, California, operates a 24-hour-a-day television broadcast network that allows viewers to electronically participate in sports and trivia game programming. The company is concentrating its marketing efforts on reaching bars and restaurants, hotels, military bases, college campuses, hospitals, country clubs, fraternal organizations and bowling centers throughout the U.S. and Canada.
 NTN will open with strike prices of 7-1/2, 10 and 12-1/2 and position limits of 5,500. Initial expiration months will be June, July, August and November of 1993. Cohen, Cohn, Duffy, and McGowan, Inc. will be the specialist unit for the new options.
 A national consumer financial services holding company, ADVANTA Corp. of Claymont, Delaware, provides revolving loans accessed by credit cards, home equity loans, deposit savings accounts, equipment leasing products and credit reinsurance services.
 ABO will open with strike prices of 25, 30 and 35 and position limits of 3,000 contracts. Initial expiration months will be June, July and October of 1993 and January of 1994. Charlton, Goin/SLK will be the specialist unit for the new options.
 The Amex trades a total of 319 stock options, including 85 options on over-the-counter stocks, as well as 42 LEAPS(TM) (Long-term Equity AnticiPation Securities). In addition, options are traded on six broad- market indexes-- the Major Market Index (XMI), the XMI LEAPS(TM) Index (XLT), the S&P MidCap 400 Index (MID), the Institutional Index (XII), the Japan Index (JPN) and the EUROTOP 100 Index (EUR) -- as well as five industry based indexes-- the Oil Index (XOI), the Computer Technology Index (XCI), the Pharmaceutical Index (DRG), the DRG LEAPS(TM) Index (DGL) and The Biotechnology Index (BTK).
 -0- 5/10/93
 /CONTACT: Kathleen Fitzpatrick, manager - derivative securities communication of AMEX, 212-306-1697/
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CO: NTN Communications, Inc.; ADVANTA Corp. ST: California, Delaware IN: ENT FIN SU:

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